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Rosario Crinò
''Service offshoring and productivity in Western Europe''
( 2008, Vol. 6 No.35 )
Using comparable data for nine Western European countries, this paper finds that service offshoring exerts positive and economically large effects on domestic productivity. A one percentage point increase in service offshoring is found to raise Total Factor Productivity by 0.5-0.6 percent.
JEL: F1 - Trade: General
Manuscript Received : Aug 18 2008 Manuscript Accepted : Sep 08 2008

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