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dc.contributor.authorGörg, Holgeren_US
dc.contributor.authorHanley, Aoifeen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:30:43Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:30:43Z-
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/3410-
dc.description.abstractWe investigate the relationship between outsourcing and profitability paying particular attention to the endogeneity of outsourcing. The empirical analysis uses unique plant level data for the electronics sector in Ireland. A particular feature of the data is that it records detailed information for 12 electronics sub-sectors covering both manufacturing and services activities. We distinguish outsourcing of materials from outsourcing of services inputs. We find that plants that are substantially larger than the mean employment size benefit from outsourcing materials and services inputs, while this does not appear to be the case for small plants. Results for outsourcing of services are not as clear-cut, however.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x1372en_US
dc.subject.jelL23en_US
dc.subject.jelL63en_US
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keywordSubcontracting
dc.subject.keywordProfitability
dc.subject.keywordElectronics
dc.subject.keywordOutsourcing
dc.subject.stwElektronikindustrieen_US
dc.subject.stwOutsourcingen_US
dc.subject.stwLieferanten_US
dc.subject.stwRentabilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebsgrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwIrlanden_US
dc.titleDoes outsourcing increase profitability?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn476079993en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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