This paper assesses the impact of the US-China trade war on multi-country importer-exporter networks in Latin America. We construct a novel dataset by matching transaction-level customs records from the *Import Genius* database on Mexico, Peru, …
*Winner of the Young Economists' Essay Award at the 2021 Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE)*
I document efficiency gains over the US production network from 1977-2016 using a novel procedure that jointly estimates productivity and spillovers.
I estimate productivity spillovers from US multinationals on their domestic competitors, suppliers and customers.