Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2012.01027.x
DC FieldValue
dc.titleDoes Outsourcing Provision Lead to Wage Inequality? New Evidence from Thailand's Establishment-level Data
dc.contributor.authorChongvilaivan, A.
dc.contributor.authorThangavelu, S.M.
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-05T10:25:36Z
dc.date.available2014-05-05T10:25:36Z
dc.date.issued2012-05
dc.identifier.citationChongvilaivan, A., Thangavelu, S.M. (2012-05). Does Outsourcing Provision Lead to Wage Inequality? New Evidence from Thailand's Establishment-level Data. Review of International Economics 20 (2) : 364-376. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2012.01027.x
dc.identifier.issn09657576
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/52116
dc.description.abstractThe impacts of outsourcing provision-the arrangements whereby a firm carries out production stages for other firms-are examined on wage differentials between skilled and unskilled workers using Thailand's establishment-level data. The estimates based on a translog production function indicate that outsourcing provision augments productivity of both skilled and unskilled labor and contributes positively to wage inequality. The model predicts that a 1% increase in outsourcing provision leads to a rise in wage differentials by nearly 2.5%. The robustness check further reveals that the impacts of services provision on wage inequality are more pronounced than those of materials provision. These results highlight the importance of outsourcing provision as a new explanation of the widening skilled-unskilled wage gap in developing countries which typically emerge as a hub of outsourcing provision. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2012.01027.x
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentECONOMICS
dc.description.doi10.1111/j.1467-9396.2012.01027.x
dc.description.sourcetitleReview of International Economics
dc.description.volume20
dc.description.issue2
dc.description.page364-376
dc.identifier.isiut000302865800011
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show simple item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

7
checked on Sep 19, 2019

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

5
checked on Sep 19, 2019

Page view(s)

79
checked on Sep 9, 2019

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.