A Bird ’ S Eye View of International Outsourcing : Data , Measurement and Labour Demand Effects

@inproceedings{Hijzen2005AB,
  title={A Bird ’ S Eye View of International Outsourcing : Data , Measurement and Labour Demand Effects},
  author={Alexander Hijzen},
  year={2005}
}
  • Alexander Hijzen
  • Published 2005
This paper takes stock of the rapidly expanding literature on international outsourcing. The first part of the paper discusses the appropriateness of different data sources and measures that may be used to document the extent of international outsourcing. In the author’s view, input-output tables are to be preferred in most cases, although it is acknowledged that the choice of data and measurement ultimately rests on the specific question at hand. The issues are illustrated using input-output… CONTINUE READING