Reference : Contracting out and labor demand elasticities
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Business & economic sciences : Economic systems & public economics
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/25732
Contracting out and labor demand elasticities
English
Gorg, Holger [University of Nottingham]
Picard, Pierre M mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) > Center for Research in Economic Analysis (CREA) >]
Strobl, Eric A [Département d'Économie École Polytechnique > > > ; Institut de Préparation à l'Administration et à la Gestion (IPAG)]
2005
No
[en] outsourcing ; contracting out ; labor demand ; elasticities
[en] We examine the relationship between contracting out and the wage elasticity of labor demand in outsourcing plants. A simple theoretical model suggests that firms engaged in contracting out have lower wage elasticities. Estimating plant level dynamic labor demand equations for Irish manufacturing we find evidence supportive of this.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/25732
https://ideas.repec.org/p/cor/louvco/2005082.html

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