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Are foreign firms delocalising services from Spain?

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  • Marta Muñoz Guarasa

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The goal of this project is to find out if Spain is undergoing a disinvestment process in foreign service companies which might be leading to offshoring. To achieve this - after tackling conceptual and methodological aspects - a company's total disinvestment has been estimated. Subsequently, its ratio on gross investment has been evaluated according to the whole sector and to all the activities the company perfomed in the 1993-2004 period. The result does not show a worrying disinvestment process. Over the last year though, a significant change has been perceived, which might suggest the beginning of a disinvestment process in some activities - as it is happening worldwide.

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  • Marta Muñoz Guarasa, 2006. "Are foreign firms delocalising services from Spain?," Working Papers 01/06, Instituto Universitario de Análisis Económico y Social.
  • Handle: RePEc:uae:wpaper:0106
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    1. Carlos Manuel Fern·ndez Otheo & Rafael Myro, "undated". "DesinversiÛn de capital extranjero en la industria espanola, 1993-2002," Studies on the Spanish Economy 168, FEDEA.
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    Offshoring; investments; economic sectors;

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