Strategic outsourcing and optimal procurement

@article{Rosar2017StrategicOA,
  title={Strategic outsourcing and optimal procurement},
  author={Frank Rosar},
  journal={International Journal of Industrial Organization},
  year={2017},
  volume={50},
  pages={91-130}
}
  • Frank Rosar
  • Published 2017
  • Business
  • International Journal of Industrial Organization
I study a procurement problem where each seller can ex ante decide to become an intermediary by outsourcing production to a subcontractor. Production costs are independently distributed and privately learned by the producer in each supply chain. I provide a rationale for outsourcing that relies on procurement and subcontracting mechanisms being designed in a sequentially rational way but not on cost savings. I show how my rationale extends to the case with cost savings and I discuss the sellers… Expand
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