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How Many Danish Jobs Can (Potentially) Be Done Elsewhere?

  • Eriksson, Tor

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    (Department of Economics, Aarhus School of Business)

This paper employs a new survey technique to arrive at estimates of the proportion of jobs with the characteristic that they can be performed elsewhere than currently, in particular in other countries. The results from the survey which was carried out in November 2008 indicate that the proportion of current jobs with offshorability characteristics in Denmark is in the 20 to 30 percent range. Danish jobs that could potentially be carried out elsewhere are primarily found in the services sector (financial and business services) and they are typically performed by employees from the middle of the wage distribution

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Paper provided by University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 09-16.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 01 Jan 2009
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:aareco:2009_016
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