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Evaluation of Russia’s Attractiveness as an IT Offshoring Destination  

Julia Kotlarsky, Natalia Levina, and Ekaterina Kuraksina

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter evaluates the extent of Russia’s attractiveness in the global IT offshoring market. In particular, it discusses the specifics of the IT offshoring market in Russia and ... More

How Much Does Offshoring Matter?: Evolution of Imports and their Relation to Profits, Labor, and Firms’ Strategies in France, 1990–2009  

Fabien Besson, Cédric Durand, and Sébastien Miroudot

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter assesses the evolution of offshoring and its socioeconomic impact in France over the period 1990–2009. It analyzes the relationship between offshoring and employment and ... More

The Impact of Offshoring by Service Firms on a Country’s Comparative Advantage  

Désirée van Gorp and Desirée van Welsum

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter focuses on the implications of services offshoring for a small, open European economy, the Netherlands. Services trade is very active in Europe and much of this trade occurs ... More

International Antitrust Institutions  

Oliver Budzinski

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Dec 2014
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Apr 2015
The chapter discusses the economic theory of international antitrust institutions. Economic theory shows that noncoordinated competition policies of regimes that are territorially smaller ... More

Offshoring and Japanese Firms  

Eiichi Tomiura, Banri Ito, and Ryuhei Wakasugi

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter reports the current status of offshoring by Japanese firms based on firm-level data and summarizes how offshoring firms differ from nonoffshoring firms in Japan to derive ... More

Offshoring Higher Education: The Australian Experience  

Christopher Ziguras

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
Since the late 1980s, Australian higher-education providers have been venturing abroad to establish teaching partnerships and branch campuses. Along with the United States and the United ... More

Offshoring of Japanese Small and Medium Enterprises  

Yasuyuki Todo

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter examines the offshoring of Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using a unique data set that contains detailed information on offshoring. Section 1 begins by ... More

Offshoring Strategy in Subdsidiaries of Multinational Corporations in Brazil  

Paulo Roberto Gião and Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr.

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter addresses the following questions: How do subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNCs) operating in Brazil make use of offshore insourcing and outsourcing to get all the ... More

Offshoring, Inward Investment, and Export Performance in Ireland  

Frank Barry and Adele Bergin

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter discusses the unique situation of Ireland among other European countries: better known as a destination for offshoring rather than a typical developed-country source of ... More

On Technical Progress and the Gains and Losses from Outsourcing  

Ralph E. Gomory and William J. Baumol

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter presents a conceptual discussion of the changing comparative advantage between an advanced and a rapidly developing economy. It highlights circumstances under which increased ... More

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