Outsourcing Increase Firm Success ? An Empirical Assessment using Firm-Level Data †

@inproceedings{Ohnemus2007OutsourcingIF,
  title={Outsourcing Increase Firm Success ? An Empirical Assessment using Firm-Level Data †},
  author={J{\"o}rg Ohnemus},
  year={2007}
}
Using German firm-level data, an endogenous switching regression model within a production function framework is estimated in order to explore differences in labor productivity between IT outsourcing and non-IT outsourcing firms. This approach takes possible complementarities between IT outsourcing and production input factors into account and further allows IT outsourcing to affect any factor of the production function. Estimation results show that IT outsourcing firms produce more efficiently… CONTINUE READING