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The New Wave of Outsourcing
This paper assesses the potential impact of the ongoing phenomenon of services offshoring (frequently referred to as outsourcing, in the media) by analyzing the occupational structure of the US laborExpand
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The Economic Impacts of the Loma Prieta Earthquake: A Focus on Small Business
On October 17, 1989, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale shook northern California. Centered in the Loma Prieta area of the Santa Cruz mountains, south of the San Francisco Bay Area,Expand
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Economic Impacts of the Loma Prieta Earthquake: A Focus on Small Businesses
On October 17, 1989, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude on the Richter scale shook northern California. Centered in the Loma Prieta area of the Santa Cruz mountains, south of the San Francisco Bay Area,Expand
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Globalization and the Real Estate Industry: Issues, Implications, Opportunities
Globalization has reached the local and "non-tradable" bastion of real estate. In the last decade, cross-border transactions, portfolio and direct investments have surged in real estate, impactingExpand
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Competitiveness and an Emerging Sector: The Russian Software Industry and its Global Linkages
This paper analyzes the Russian software industry in the context of trade in information technology services. We assess Russia's underlying sources of competitive edge in software, such as itsExpand
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State and Metropolitan Area Impacts of the Offshore Outsourcing of Business Services and IT
This paper addresses the impact at the metropolitan level of increasing trade in white-collar economic activities. The paper first refines the definition of white-collar occupations at-risk toExpand
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Global housing markets : crises, policies, and institutions
Acknowledgments ix Editor s Note xi 1 The Financial Crisis and HousingMarkets Worldwide: Similarities, Differences, and Comparisons 1 Ashok Bardhan, Robert H. Edelstein, and Cynthia A. Kroll PART IExpand
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The Great Recession and Housing Affordability
The decline in home prices in the Great Recession and the lack of recovery in prices in the early years of recovery have created a significant improvement in some types of housing affordabilityExpand
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STUDIES ON THE LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE NO. 3. ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE: A FOCUS ON SMALL BUSINESS
This paper focuses on identifying the economic impacts of the Loma Prieta earthquake, for the regional economy as a whole and for small businesses operating in the heart of the impacted areas. TheExpand
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