Offshoring, labor market mobility and wage growth

Abstract:This paper uses longitudinal linked employer-employee data to study how firms’ offshoring decisions affect labor market mobility and the wage growth of their employees. The results show that offshoring affects mobility primarily in occupations that are easily offshored. Wage growth, however, is weaker in the occupations that are offshorable, even if the employer has not […]

How New Smartwatches Could Revolutionize the Artefact Surroundings of People

       

EUROFRAME Group: the Euro Area to see a further limited fall in GDP in 2013

Today sees the launch of the EUROFRAME Group’s latest report giving GDP and inflation projections for the Euro Area to 2014. The report also contains projections of key economic variables for the major EU countries. It analyses the economic effects on the Euro Area of the continuing financial uncertainty and the tight fiscal policy currently […]

Equity release and taxation of life annuities

Elderly people could markedly increase they standard of living by releasing their housing equity. Purchase of a single-payment life annuity would increase the benefits of this release. The tax treatment of these annuities is, however, very strict in Finland, because both yield and capital are taxed without deductibility of premiums. This study describes the wealth […]

”Licence to SHOK?” External evaluation of the strategic centres for science, technology and innovation

Technology Standards in China

Offshoring, labor market mobility and wage growth

Abstract:This paper uses longitudinal linked employer-employee data to study how firms’ offshoring decisions affect labor market mobility and the wage growth of their employees. The results show that offshoring affects mobility primarily in occupations that are easily offshored. Wage growth, however, is weaker in the occupations that are offshorable, even if the employer has not […]

How New Smartwatches Could Revolutionize the Artefact Surroundings of People

       

EUROFRAME Group: the Euro Area to see a further limited fall in GDP in 2013

Today sees the launch of the EUROFRAME Group’s latest report giving GDP and inflation projections for the Euro Area to 2014. The report also contains projections of key economic variables for the major EU countries. It analyses the economic effects on the Euro Area of the continuing financial uncertainty and the tight fiscal policy currently […]

Equity release and taxation of life annuities

Elderly people could markedly increase they standard of living by releasing their housing equity. Purchase of a single-payment life annuity would increase the benefits of this release. The tax treatment of these annuities is, however, very strict in Finland, because both yield and capital are taxed without deductibility of premiums. This study describes the wealth […]

”Licence to SHOK?” External evaluation of the strategic centres for science, technology and innovation

Technology Standards in China