The Impact of Immigration on Firm-Level Offshoring

@article{Olney2021TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Immigration on Firm-Level Offshoring},
  author={William W. Olney and Dario Pozzoli},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2021},
  volume={103},
  pages={177-195}
}
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… Expand
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