Concording U.S. Harmonized System Categories Over Time

20 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2009

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Justin R. Pierce

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Peter K. Schott

Yale University - School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Date Written: May 1, 2009

Abstract

This paper: outlines an algorithm for concording U.S. ten-digit Harmonized System export and import codes over time; describes the concordances we construct for 1989 to 2004; and provides Stata code that can be used to construct similar concordances for arbitrary beginning and ending years from 1989 to 2007.

JEL Classification: F1

Suggested Citation

Pierce, Justin R. and Schott, Peter K., Concording U.S. Harmonized System Categories Over Time (May 1, 2009). US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-09-11, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1444544 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1444544

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