Outsourcing, Foreign Ownership, and Productivity: Evidence from UK Establishment‐level Data

The paper presents an empirical analysis of “outsourcing” using establishment‐level data for UK manufacturing industries. The authors analyze an establishment's decision to outsource and the subsequent effects of outsourcing on the establishment's productivity. Outsourcing is compared in d...

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Volume: 12
Main Author: Girma, Sourafel
Görg, Holger
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.11.2004
Wiley Blackwell
published in: Review of international economics Vol. 12; no. 5; pp. 817 - 832
Data of publication: November 2004
ISSN: 0965-7576
EISSN: 1467-9396
Discipline: Business
Bibliography: The authors are grateful to the ONS Business Data Linking Project for providing access to the ARD database. Thanks are also due to two anonymous referees, Eric Strobl, and participants at the GEP conference on “Adjusting to Globalisation,” in particular Steve Redding, for helpful comments; and to Richard Upward for providing data from the New Earnings Survey. All remaining errors or omissions are, of course, the authors’. Financial support from the Leverhulme Trust (grant F114/BF) is gratefully acknowledged.
Series: Review of International Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: RePEc
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