Outsourcing, Unemployment and Welfare Policy
- Publisher: Munich: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo)
Sozialstaat | Offene Volkswirtschaft | Verteilungswirkung | redistribution | Ungelernte Arbeitskräfte | Soziale Sicherung | F23 | H21 | social insurance | Globalisierung | J65 | J64 | L23 | Outsourcing; redistribution; social insurance; unemployment | Outsourcing | unemployment | Arbeitslosigkeit | outsourcing, unemployment, social insurance, redistribution | Theorie
Outsourcing of labor intensive activities challenges the welfare state and undermines the protection of low-skilled workers. The stylized facts are that profits are concentrated among the high-skilled, involuntary unemployment is mostly among the low-skilled, and privat...