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CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Trade in Tasks: Employer Outsourcing in the Gig Economy Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1606:
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Tags: gig economy; outsourcing; hiring

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Does competition from private surgical centres improve public hospitals’ performance? Evidence from the English National Health Service Zack Cooper, Stephen Gibbons and Matthew Skellern October 2018
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Tags: cream skimming; hospital competition; hospital efficiency; market entry; market structure; outsourcing; public services; public-private competition; risk selection;

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CEP Discussion Paper
In-House and Arm's Length: Productivity Heterogeneity and Variation in Organizational Form Arturs Kalnins, Stephen F. Lin and Catherine Thomas October 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1579:
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JEL Classification: D23; F12; L23; D22


Tags: firm heterogeneity; firm structure; incomplete contracts; outsourcing

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CEP Special Report
Internationalization and Innovation of Firms: Evidence and Policy Carlo Altomonte, Tommaso Aquilante, Gábor Békés and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano April 2014
Paper No' CEPSP032:
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JEL Classification: F13; F23; F68; O31; O38


Tags: internationalization; innovation; firm-level data; exports; foreign direct investment; outsourcing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Outsourcing and the Rise in Services Giuseppe Berlingieri
April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1199:
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JEL Classification: D57; L16; L24; L84; O14; O41; O51


Tags: structural transformation; outsourcing; professional and business services; input-output tables; intermediates

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Determinants of Intrafirm Trade: Evidence from French Firms Gregory Corcos, Delphine M. Irac, Giordano Mion and Thierry Verdier January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1119:
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JEL Classification: F23; F12; F19


Tags: intrafirm trade; outsourcing; firm heterogeneity; incomplete contracts; internationalization strategies; quality of institutions; extensive margin; intensive margin

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CEP Discussion Paper
Import Competition from and Outsourcing to China: A Curse or Blessing for Firms? Giordano Mion and Linke Zhu
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1038:
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JEL Classification: F14; F16; L25


Tags: import competition; outsourcing; china; skill upgrading; technological change

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Determinants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China Ana Fernandes and Heiwai Tang
May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0980:
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JEL Classification: F14; F23; L14; L33


Tags: intrafirm trade; vertical integration; export processing; outsourcing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms: Evidence from French Firm-Level Data Fabrice Defever and Farid Toubal December 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0842:
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JEL Classification: F23; F14; L22; L23


Tags: productivity; incomplete contracts; intra-firm trade; outsourcing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalization, Outsourcing, and Firm Productivity Ralph Ossa
July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0814:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; L22; L25


Tags: trade liberalization; outsourcing; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Off-Shoring of Business Services and De-Industrialization: Threat or Opportunity - and for Whom? Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0734:
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JEL Classification: F02; F12; L22; R11


Tags: outsourcing; wage inequality; communication costs