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Is 3D Printing a Threat to Global Trade ? The Trade Effects You Didn't Hear About (English)

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In the mid-2000s, the production of hearing aids shifted almost entirely to 3D printing. Using difference-in-differences and synthetic control methods, this paper examines the effects of this shift on trade flows. The analysis finds that trade increased...  See More +

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  • Freund, Caroline; Mulabdic, Alen; Ruta, Michele;
  • 2019/09/25 13:20:00
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS9024
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2019/09/25 13:08:24
  • Disclosed
  • Is 3D Printing a Threat to Global Trade ? The Trade Effects You Didn't Hear About
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