The Economics of Outsourcing

The Economics of Outsourcing

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Leslie P. Willcocks and Mary C. Lacity

Professor Willcocks and Professor Lacity examine the economic determinants and outcomes of outsourcing and offshoring at both the firm and country levels. This comprehensive overview of the topic offers an interdisciplinary perspective, covering the empirical and theoretical research of economists as well as researchers from other disciplines, most notably business strategy, information systems and international business.

About this Research Review

Leslie P. Willcocks and Mary C. Lacity

Subjects: economics and finance, industrial economics, business and management, international business, urban and regional studies, regional economics

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