Corpus ID: 166881795

Offshoring: Facts and figures at the country level

  title={Offshoring: Facts and figures at the country level},
  author={Pablo Agnese and Joan Enric Ricart},
  • Pablo Agnese, Joan Enric Ricart
  • Published 2009
  • Business
  • Offshoring has received wide attention lately. Its potential effects, mainly to be materialized in employment and productivity dislocations, are yet to be fully assessed. However, some consensus has been attained as to how to proxy its theoretical definition at an aggregate level. Here we review the most conventional indices the economic literature has so far produced, and employ them to provide an overview of the extent of the phenomenon for a group of countries. Contrary to common belief, our… CONTINUE READING

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