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Measuring Social Connectedness

Michael Bailey, Ruiqing (Rachel) Cao, Theresa Kuchler, Johannes Stroebel, Arlene Wong

NBER Working Paper No. 23608
Issued in July 2017

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Nick Bloom, Raj Chetty, Marty Eichenbaum, Xavier Gabaix, Ed Glaeser, Erik Hurst, Seema Jayachandran, Matthew Jackson, David Laibson, Guido Lorenzoni, Brigitte Madrian, Adair Morse, and Andreas Weber, as well as numerous seminar and conference participants for useful discussions. We thank Elizabeth Casano and Patrick Farrell for outstanding research assistance. We also thank Enrico Berkes and Ruben Gaetani for sharing their patent data set. The Center for Global Economy and Business at NYU Stern provided generous research support. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Ruiqing (Rachel) Cao ----

This research was facilitated through a research consulting agreement between some of the academic authors (Cao, Kuchler, and Stroebel) and Facebook. This research cooperation was established to allow researchers to collaborate with Facebook in order to exploit anonymized data sets based on Facebook’s unique data asset to address questions of policy importance. Bailey is a full-time employee at Facebook.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Theresa Kuchler ----

This research was facilitated through a research consulting agreement between some of the academic authors (Cao, Kuchler, and Stroebel) and Facebook. This research cooperation was established to allow researchers to collaborate with Facebook in order to exploit anonymized data sets based on Facebook’s unique data asset to address questions of policy importance. Bailey is a full-time employee at Facebook.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Johannes Stroebel ----

This research was facilitated through a research consulting agreement between some of the academic authors (Cao, Kuchler, and Stroebel) and Facebook. This research cooperation was established to allow researchers to collaborate with Facebook in order to exploit anonymized data sets based on Facebook’s unique data asset to address questions of policy importance. Bailey is a full-time employee at Facebook.

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