Böckerman, Petri and Riihimäki, Elisa (2009): International outsourcing and labour demand: Evidence from Finnish firm-level data.
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We examine the employment effects of international outsourcing by using firm-level data from the Finnish manufacturing sector. A major advantage of our data is that outsourcing is defined based on firms’ actual use of intermediate inputs from foreign trade statistics. The estimates show that intensive outsourcing (more than two times the 2-digit industry median) does not reduce employment nor have an effect on the share of low-skilled workers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||International outsourcing and labour demand: Evidence from Finnish firm-level data|
|Keywords:||International outsourcing; offshoring; labour demand; propensity score matching|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms; International Business
|Depositing User:||Petri Böckerman|
|Date Deposited:||22. Aug 2009 14:08|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 15:16|
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