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Economies of Density in E-Commerce: A Study of Amazon's Fulfillment Center Network

Jean-François Houde, Peter Newberry, Katja Seim

NBER Working Paper No. 23361
Issued in April 2017

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Josalyn Geiman, Mallick Hossain, Olleskii Khvastunov, Nitin Krishnan, and Xinrong Zhu for research assistance, and the Dean’s Research Fund for financial support. We have benefited from conversations with participants at various conferences and seminars, as well as discussions with John Asker, Alan Collard-Wexler, Paul Grieco, Jin-Hyuk Kim, Brad Larsen, Robin Lee, Francesca Molinari, Charles Murry, Amedeo Piolatto, Imke Reimers, Fanyin Zheng, and others. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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