Offshoring

Offshoring is the relocation of a business process from one country to another—typically an operational process, such as manufacturing, or supporting processes, such as accounting. Typically this refers to a company business, although state governments may also employ offshoring. More recently, technical and administrative services have been offshored. Offshoring and outsourcing are not mutually inclusive: there can be one without the other. They can be intertwined (offshore outsourcing), and can be individually or jointly, partially or completely reversed, involving terms such as reshoring, inshoring, and insourcing. Offshoring is when the offshored work is done by means of an internal (captive) …

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ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 18 June 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper 2024-10, No. 517

Regional Amenities, Services May 2024 (No. 508) Offshoring, and Skilled Employment in the Republic of Korea


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 18 June 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper 2024-08, No. 515

Regional Amenities, Services May 2024 (No. 508) Offshoring, and Skilled Employment in the Republic of Korea


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 18 June 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper 2024-09, No. 516

Regional Amenities, Services May 2024 (No. 508) Offshoring, and Skilled Employment in the Republic of Korea


Cato Institute · 12 June 2024 English

Interest in progressive wealth taxation as a means to combat inequality and generate revenue has grown, especially in the post- COVID- 19 era. However, there is no consensus on the …

highly relevant for examining Colombian wealth offshoring. Our analysis reveals that since the reintroduction


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

This paper studies the effects of automation in economies with labor market distortions that generate worker rents—wages above opportunity cost—in some jobs. We show that automation targets high-rent tasks, dissipating …

Grossman and Rossi-Hansberg ’s (2008) model of offshoring. 3 recent papers exploring how technology affects


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

A growing body of literature investigates the labor market implications of scaling up “green” policies. Since most of this literature is focused on developed economies, little is known about the …

Rossi-Hansberg E. 2008. “Trading Tasks: A Simple Theory of Offshoring.” American Economic Review 98 (5): 1978–97. docId=7436&langId=en Hummels D., Munch J.R., Xiang C. (2018). “Offshoring and Labor Markets.” Journal of Economic Literature


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 31 May 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper 2024-06, No. 513

Regional Amenities, Services May 2024 (No. 508) Offshoring, and Skilled Employment in the Republic of Korea


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 31 May 2024 English

In August 2023, Gabon underwent a major political transition after a coup d’état had overthrown a decades-long regime. Despite multiple reform attempts, years of poorly managed oil wealth, weak inclusion, …

have not increased much, reflecting the likely offshoring of oil receipts… … or other financial outflows


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 31 May 2024 English

Vutha Hing, Shandre Mugan Thangavelu

productivity has focused on the outsourcing and offshoring of services, whilst the services revenue dimension dimension has received the least attention. Offshoring services are commonly defined as a service that is of productivity growth is attributable to the offshoring of services (Amiti and Wei, 2009). Several studies productivity to date have focused on outsourcing and offshoring of services, whilst remaining silent on the productivity References Amiti, M. and S.J. Wei (2009), 'Service Offshoring and Productivity: Evidence from the US', World


ISSER: Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research · 30 May 2024 English

Contrarily, many other scholars and experts are of the view that instead of an overreliance on manufacturing and industrialization, which may not favour the needs of the future of work …

though the hike in labor costs in China could open offshoring opportunities for many African countries, these more traditional professions and occupations for offshoring and remote work, including radiography, medical


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