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1.    Department of Transportation DB1A/DB1B Data 

Air fare for U.S. domestic one-way tickets. 

Data provided by Severin Borenstein. 

As used in: Borenstein, Severin and Nancy L. Rose. “Competition and Price Dispersion in the U.S. Airline Industry” Journal of Political Economy, 1994. 102(4): 653-683. 

2.    Airport Links 

Constructed from the International Civil Aviation Authority’s (ICAO) proprietary “Traffic by Flight Stage” and “Airport Traffic” datasets, this data provides a list of airports connected by flights, as well as distance between airport pairs. 

Data provided by Filipe Campante and David Yanagizawa-Drott. 

As used in: Campante, Filipe and David Yanagizawa-Drott. “Long-Range Growth: Economic Development in the Global Network of Air Links.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018. 13(3): 1395-1458. 

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