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Globalisation Slowdown?

The European Restructuring Monitor (ERM) has just published its 2016 Annual Report, entitled “Globalisation slowdown? Recent evidence of offshoring and reshoring in Europe.” The study provides evidence of the employment impact of recent restructuring activity in Europe based on the European Union Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS) and the ERM events database. The thematic part of …
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Global Value Chains

The OECD has just published the book titled, “Interconnected Economies: Benefiting from Global Value Chains.” International production, trade and investments are increasingly organized within so-called global value chains (GVCs) where the different stages of the production process are located across different countries. Globalization motivates companies to restructure their operations internationally through outsourcing and offshoring of …
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2011 Global Services Location Index

India, China and Malaysia placed first, second and third, respectively, as the most attractive destinations for offshoring activities in the latest edition of the Global Services Location Index (GSLI). The ranking is published by management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. The GSLI analyzes and ranks the top 50 countries worldwide for locating outsourcing activities, including IT …
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