The Impact of Immigration on Firm-Level Offshoring

  title={The Impact of Immigration on Firm-Level Offshoring},
  author={William W. Olney and Dario Pozzoli},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  • William W. Olney, Dario Pozzoli
  • Published 2019
  • Business
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • This paper studies the relationship between immigration and offshoring by examining whether an influx of foreign workers reduces the need for firms to relocate jobs abroad. Using a Danish natural experiment and their employer-employee matched data set covering the universe of workers and firms (1995-2011), our findings show that an exogenous influx of immigrants into a municipality reduces firm-level offshoring at both the extensive and intensive margins. While the multilateral relationship is… CONTINUE READING
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