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Competition from emerging countries, international relocation and their impacts on employment


  • Guillaume Daudin

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Jean-Luc Gaffard

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Sandrine Levasseur

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Catherine Mathieu

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Georges Pujals

    (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)

  • Michel Quéré

    (GREDEG - Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie et Gestion - UNS - Université Nice Sophia Antipolis - UCA - Université Côte d'Azur - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Henri Sterdyniak

    () (OFCE - OFCE - Sciences Po)


International relocation has become a topical issue in recent months, in France as elsewhere in Europe. This working paper is a set of four articles. Guillaume Daudin and Sandrine Levasseur provide an assessment of the impact of international relocation on French employment. Georges Pujals deals with offshore outsourcing in the financial sector from a European perspective. Catherine Mathieu and Henri Sterdyniak focus on policy measures taken or to be taken in face of job losses in the French economy. Jean-Luc Gaffard and Michel Quéré show that free competition alone is not optimal for European economies and that a combination of structural and growth oriented macroeconomic policies is needed.

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  • Guillaume Daudin & Jean-Luc Gaffard & Sandrine Levasseur & Catherine Mathieu & Georges Pujals & Michel Quéré & Henri Sterdyniak, 2005. "Competition from emerging countries, international relocation and their impacts on employment," Working Papers hal-01065588, HAL.
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