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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 491278, 13 pages
Research Article

The Elasticity of Substitution and the Sector Bias of International Outsourcing

Department of Economics, Helmut Schmidt University-University FAF Hamburg, Holstenhofweg 85, 22043 Hamburg, Germany

Received 14 December 2010; Accepted 10 April 2011

Academic Editor: Priya Ranjan

Copyright © 2011 Daniel Horgos. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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