Don’t Blame ICT for Manufacturing Offshoring

Adams Nager August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015

Some have accused ICT investment of enabling companies to offshore production, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files. However, a new paper shows that the opposite is in fact true. Using an innovative model, Benfratello et al. show that ICT investment actually makes firms more productive and less likely to go abroad.