Spatial Correlation, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate
NBER Working Paper No. 25447
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Dingel and Meng contributed equally to this work. We thank Rodrigo Adão, Treb Allen, Costas Arkolakis, Mark Cane, Chris Costello, Arnaud Costinot, Tatyana Deryugina, Pedro DiNezio, Dave Donaldson, Robert Feenstra, Kinda Hachem, Christian Hansen, Matthew Kahn, Yuhei Miyauchi, Brent Neiman, Ben Olken, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Veronica Rappaport, and Michael Waugh for valuable discussions and suggestions. Thanks to seminar participants at numerous institutions and conferences for helpful comments. Kevin Dano provided excellent research assistance. This work was completed in part with resources provided by the University of Chicago Research Computing Center. Dingel thanks the James S. Kemper Foundation Faculty Research Fund at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business for financial support. A previous version of this paper circulated as “The Spatial Structure of Productivity, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate.” The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.