The Impact of Outsourcing on the Japanese and South Korean Labor Markets: International Outsourcing of Intermediate Inputs and Assembly in East Asia

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Ahn, Sanghoon; Fukao, Kyoji; Ito, Keiko;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
  • Subject: Outsourcing, labor demand, skill upgrading, Japan, Korea, manufacturing, Asian International Input-Output Tables | Korea | Asian International Input-Output Tables | Outsourcing | Japan | manufacturing | labor demand | skill upgrading
    • jel: jel:F16 | jel:F14
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

Applying a common empirical approach to comparable industry-level data on production, trade, and labor markets for Japan and South Korea, this paper aims to investigate the impacts of outsourcing on different sectors of the labor market focusing on differences in educat... View more
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