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Modeling the offshoring of white-collar services

James R. Markusen

Modeling the offshoring of white-collar services

from comparative advantage to the new theories of trade and FDI

by James R. Markusen

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore outsourcing -- Mathematical models.,
  • White collar workers -- Effect of technological innovations on.,
  • International trade -- Mathematical models.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Markusen.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11827, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11827.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3479574M
    LC Control Number2005705267

    A Sorted Tale of Globalization: White Collar Jobs and the Rise of Service Offshoring Runjuan Liu and Daniel Trefler NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No. F16 ABSTRACT We study how the rise of trade in services with China and India has impacted U.S. labour markets. blue-collar jobs, the political issue did not attain the heat it has now that white-collar job losses frighten a more articulate, assertive social class.‖ (Will, ) The decimation of the middle class is often predicted. In fact, ―Forrester Research estimates that million American white .


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Modeling the offshoring of white-collar services by James R. Markusen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI James Markusen.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment, Labor Studies. Trade theory consists of a. James Markusen, "Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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[James R Markusen; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "Trade theory consists of a portfolio of models. What elements might be useful in modeling the offshoring of white-collar services, or do these issues call for an entirely fresh approach.

Downloadable. Trade theory consists of a portfolio of models. What elements might be useful in modeling the offshoring of white-collar services, or do these issues call for an entirely fresh approach. I try to identifying some of the important aspects of this phenomenon and then argue that modeling could focus on (a) vertical fragmentation of production, (b) expansion of trade at the extensive.

modeling the offshoring of white-collar services, it was clear at the conference that many people were much more interested in specific results from these models. Unfortunately, it is hard to. Tentative contents include: •Offshoring: Threats and Opportunities Daniel Trefler (University of Toronto) •Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the.

The debate over offshoring white-collar jobs is red hot. Dissecting the rhetoric and grounding the predictions will help HR plan for future workforce back to when the presidential Author: Pamela Babcock.

Product Information. Tentative contents include: *Offshoring: Threats and Opportunities Daniel Trefler (University of Toronto) *Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI James Markusen (University of Colorado) *Globalization and the Outsourcing of Services: The Impact of Indian Offshoring Rafiq Dossani (Stanford University.

“Modeling the Offshoring of White Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI” Alan V. Deardorff University of Michigan As one would expect, Jim Markusen has done an excellent job of putting the phenomenon of offshoring into perspective.

He. Offshoring of white-collar service jobs refers to jobs relating to data entry, book composition, and software coding. is primarily occurring in North America. reflects a growing specialization and international trade in manufacturing.

refers to jobs related to textiles and small electronics production. Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: Special focus on globalization of R&D. From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI.

Parker, G.G., and E.G. Anderson Jr. In A Sorted Tale of Globalization: White Collar Jobs and the Rise of Service Offshoring (NBER Working Paper No. ), co-authors Runjuan Liu and Daniel Trefler examine the impact of trade in services with China and India on U.S.

labor market outcomes, and especially on occupational switching, the incidence of unemployment, and earnings.

The. Offshoring of white collar services jobs means shifting of jobs from one country to another country where there are advantages related to cost, supply or quality of labor.

For example, shifting of back office/ customer services jobs from USA to a low cost nation like India where abundant supply of English speaking labor is available at much.

Despite much concern, especially during the U.S. presidential campaign, the U.S. software sector has so far not relocated to India. Unemployment rates for computer programmers have historically been significantly below the overall unemployment level in the United States.

Second, they generally have been shielded from offshoring in the past (Feenstra, ; Feenstra and Hanson, ). 1 For these reasons, understanding how white-collar employment responds to service offshoring has become a major goal for international trade by: What is offshoring of white collar service jobs, and how does it relate to international trade.

Why has it recently increased. Why do you think more than half of all offshored jobs have gone to India. Give an example of how offshoring can eliminate some U.S. jobs while creating other U.S. jobs. Question: What Is Offshoring Of White-collar Service Jobs And How Does That Practice Relate To International Trade.

Why Has It Recently Increased. Why Do You Think More Than Half Of All The Offshored Jobs Have Gone To India. Give An Example (other Than That In The Textbook) Of How Offshoring Can Eliminate Some U.S. Jobs While Creating Other U.S. Jobs. This report analyses how American Companies started offshoring or moving white collar and blue collar positions to other countries with low pay since the ’s.

Also, the purpose of this report is to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of offshoring jobs to countries with low pay. Service offshoring employs highly skilled, white collar workers operating in low-cost countries such as India.

This may be displacing good U.S. jobs and depressing salaries of high-paid workers, both of which would reduce the incentives of Amer-icans to invest in their File Size: KB. Gupta's latest book, an edited volume on the outsourcing and offshoring of professional services, takes a strategic view of offshoring.

It is well recognized by now that sustainable benefits are possible only if the offshoring of services is underpinned by a strategic view that takes consideration of global coordination, local markets, institutions, intellectual property rights and distributed.

"Off-shoring of white-collar services" simply means that white-collar jobs (e.g. office jobs) are sourced outside the country. For example, a number of accountancy/tax firms in the US use accountants in India to process statements and tax returns.

A lot of firms in India outsource tax analysis and planning to accountants in the US. Service Offshoring and White-Collar Employment ROSÁRIO CRINÒ Institut d'Anàlisi Económica, CSIC First version received July ; final version accepted August (Eds.) This paper empirically studies the effects of service offshoring on white-collar employment, using data for more than US occupations over the period Outsourcing and Offshoring of Business Services: Challenges to Theory, Management and Geography of Innovation Article (PDF Available) in Regional Studies 46(9) July with 1, Reads.

Abstract. We study how the rise of trade in services with China and India has impacted U.S. labour markets. The topic has two understudied aspects: it deals with service trade (most studies deal with manufacturing trade) and it examines the historical first of U.S. workers competing with educated but low-wage foreign by: What is offshoring of white-collar service jobs and how does that practice relate to international trade.

Why has it recently increased. Why do you think more than half of all the offshored jobs have gone to India. Give an example (other than that in the textbook) of how offshoring can eliminate some U.S.

jobs while creating other U.S. jobs.4/5(4). What is offshoring of white collar service jobs, and how does it relate to international trade. Why has it recently increased. Why do you think more than half of all offshored jobs have gone to India.

Give an example of how offshoring can eliminate some U.S. jobs while creating other U.S. jobs. Aggarwal, A. ().). “Performance of Export Processing Zones: A Comparative Analysis of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.” Mimeo, Indian Council for Research.

Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and FDI DANIEL TREFLER Offshoring: Threats and Opportunities and Comments by Dani Rodrik Week 4.

Feb 9 Topic: Overview of Offshoring of Jobs Assignment: continue to turn in your list of references and mark the ones you have read.

A Sorted Tale of Globalization: White Collar Jobs and the Rise of Service Offshoring Runjuan Liu and Daniel Trefler NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No.

F16 ABSTRACT We study how the rise of trade in services with China and India has impacted U.S. labour by: 9. James R. Markusen (), ‘Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: From Comparative Advantage to the New Theories of Trade and Foreign Direct Investment’ Obie G.

Whichard (), ‘Measurement and Classification of Service Sector Activity: Data Needs for GATS ’ The growth of white-collar job offshoring Initially the offshoring of specific support functions was primarily influenced by technological and country-specific external events.

Later, political decisions, which on one hand forced firms to look for solutions outside of their home country, and on the other opened up some countries to the Cited by: Markusen, J.R. (), Modeling the Offshoring of White-Collar Services: from comparative advantage to the new theories of trade and FDI, in: B.

Lael and S. Collins (eds.), Brookings Trade Forum Offshoring White-Collar Work, Washington, The Brookings Institution, 1– Google ScholarCited by:   White-collar jobs moving abroad A spate of new studies points to an exodus of skilled labor, from high-tech to financial services.

"Now white-collar workers are feeling it." as his union. Offshoring refers to the process of shifting work previously done by domestic workers to workers in foreign countries. It relates to international trade in that it represents a change in comparative advantage.

It also means that services once provided domestically, and possibly exported, are now imported, changing the balance of trade. However, within the past decade, many white-collar jobs have also been lost to offshoring, and the number will only grow in the future if no restrictive measures are taken.

Corporations make several arguments for the benefits of outsourcing, but the benefits do not outweigh the losses. Offshoring and outsourcing a mixed bag for American jobs, wages Outsourcing jobs leaves the American white-collar worker behind. Your friend's email.

occupations (58 of which are white-collar) coming from the Occupational Employment Statistics and covering industries between and I match these data with a proxy for service o⁄shoring at the industry-level, de–ned as the share of imported private services in.

Much is written in the media about the ‘slave wages’ and sweat shops of Asia. This concept is outdated and virtually irrelevant when it comes to skilled ‘white collar’ roles : Scott Linden Jones. Prinz, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Status and Privilege.

The Swedish–German sociologist Croner (Croner, ) developed his ‘theory of delegation,’ according to which, most early white-collar jobs in industry emanated through a process of division of labor and of delegation out of functions originally performed by the employer.

also at the House hearings, projects that million US services jobs and $ billion in wages will have moved offshore by However, the services sector, outsourcing, white-collar workers, services jobs, and offshoring are all difficult notions to define, so taking stock of facts available at the. The Rise of Offshoring: It’s Not Wine for Cloth Anymore 63 improvement.

A possible interpretation is that the productivity gains associated with U.S. firms’ moving some tasks offshore have served to bolster U.S. wages, which is consistent with our theory, but contrary to the fears of Lou Dobbs and others.Topics include the history of offshoring politics in the United States, differences in attitudes between politicians and economists in their attitudes about the severity of the offshoring “problem,” national differences in types of offshoring providers, technological and other drivers of offshoring, reasons to offshore, characteristics of.The overseas relocation of manufacturing work predates by decades the recent wave of services offshoring.

Major U.S. companies, initially responding to heightened competition from Japanese and European multinational corporations, opened facilities abroad during the s and s that turned out goods formerly produced by comparatively well paid, often unionized U.S. factory workers (e.g.