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Technological change and outsourcing : competing or complementary explanations for the rising demand for skills during the 1980s?

  • Tchipev, Anton Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    18.12.2006

48 p

English This paper combines two of the popular approaches used in the trade versus technology debate: the factor content approach and the cost-share regression across manufacturing industries. The resulting method allows to decompose skill upgrading at the industry level into a component attributed to outsourcing and a residual. Surprisingly, computer investment explains the component attributed to... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
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  • RERO DOC 6227
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