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August 2005, Vol. 128, No.8
Mass layoff data indicate outsourcing and offshoring work
Sharon P. Brown
Chief, Division of Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Lewis B. Siegel
Senior Economist, Division of Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A shorter version was presented at the EU-US Seminar on Offshoring of Services in ICT and Related Services, Brussels, Belgium, December 13–14, 2004
Employer interviews revealed that most of the relocations were domestic, involving the movement of work within the same company, but work was moved out of the country in more than a quarter of the cases.
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