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dc.contributor.authorGirma, Sourafelen_US
dc.contributor.authorGörg, Holgeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:30:23Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:30:23Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/3129-
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents an empirical analysis of ?outsourcing? using establishment leveldata for UK manufacturing industries. We analyse an establishment?s decision tooutsource and the subsequent effects of outsourcing on the establishment?s productivity.We compare outsourcing in domestic with foreign-owned establishments. Ourempirical results suggest that high wages are positively related to outsourcing,suggesting that the cost saving motive is important. We also find that foreign-ownedfirms have higher levels of outsourcing than domestic establishments. In theproductivity analysis we find that an establishment?s outsourcing intensity is positivelyrelated to its labour productivity and total factor productivity growth and that this effectis more pronounced for foreign establishments.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDIW Discussion Papers |x361en_US
dc.subject.jelL23en_US
dc.subject.jelF23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordoutsourcing , foreign direct investment , productivityen_US
dc.subject.stwOutsourcingen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensentwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwEigentümerstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwDirektinvestitionen_US
dc.subject.stwVerarbeitendes Gewerbeen_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleOutsourcing, foreign ownership and productivity : evidence from UK establishment level dataen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn85096542Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:diw:diwwpp:dp361en_US

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