Pablo, Agnese (2009): Japan and her dealings with offshoring: An empirical analysis with aggregate data.
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First moves towards a real understanding of the offshoring phenomenon date back to very recent times, with employment and productivity effects occupying much of the literature around the subject. In particular for Japan, the studies conducted so far focus on the disaggregate level and put the stress on the productivity side alone. Here I carry out both the analyses of the employment and productivity effects at the aggregate level of the industry, covering the years 1980-2005. Moreover, I consider all industries within the economy and take account of both materials and services offshoring. The results presented here suggest that we can expect a positive effect of services offshoring on employment, and a positive effect of materials offshoring on the growth rate of productivity.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Japan and her dealings with offshoring: An empirical analysis with aggregate data|
|Keywords:||offshoring; Japan; employment; productivity|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O47 - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J23 - Labor Demand
|Depositing User:||Pablo Agnese|
|Date Deposited:||30. Jul 2009 00:14|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:21|
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