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The paper present a review of information system usability assurance approaches. The author describes a historical development of software production models and divides them into two main groups. The first one, named classical, included fundamental computer program life cycles derived from...
This paper combines the features of outsourcing theory, the principal-agent model and institutional economics, and …
investigate how workers' labour market transitions are affected by international outsourcing. In order to do so, we estimate … out of the labour force. Outsourcing is found to have no significant impact on job stability in the manufacturing sector … effect of outsourcing varies across skill levels. An analysis of the different labour market flows shows that labour market …
We analyze the following questions associated with outsourcing and profit sharing under imperfect labour markets. How … does strategic outsourcing influence wage formation, profit sharing and employee effort when firms commit to optimal profit … sharing before wage formation or decide for profit sharing after wage formation. What is the relationship between outsourcing …
We analyze a model that focuses on the export/outsource decision. Outsourcing has the advantage of providing better … technology embodied in the local capital. The decision of whether to offer an outsourcing contract weighs these two effects … against each other. The host country accepts the outsourcing contract if the higher price they pay for the outsourced good is …
This paper addresses outsourcing in the two-type optimal income tax model. If the government is able to control … outsourcing via a direct tax instrument, outsourcing will not affect the marginal income tax structure. In the absence of a direct … tax instrument, and under the plausible assumption that higher outsourcing increases the wage differential, the government …
This paper presents an empirical analysis of ?outsourcing? using establishment level data for UK manufacturing … industries. We analyse an establishment?s decision to outsource and the subsequent effects of outsourcing on the establishment …?s productivity. We compare outsourcing in domestic with foreign-owned establishments. Our empirical results suggest that high wages …
This paper investigates the relationship between exports and overseas links using data from the UK Community Innovation Survey. Overseas vertical and horizontal links are associated with an average increase in export intensity of 74 and 156 percent for vertical and horizontal overseas links...
This paper contributes to Hübler (2008) who analyses a partial equilibrium model of outsourcing with Cournot … manufactured by a Western (outsourcing) or Eastern European supplier (offshore outsourcing). The paper asks the question how …
This paper studies the impact of outsourcing on individual wages. In contrast to the standard approach in the … literature, we focus on domestic outsourcing as well as foreign outsourcing. By using a simple theoretical model, we argue that …, if outsourcing is associated with specialization gains arising from an increase in the division of labor, domestic …