Fabian Kreutzer
Publications 2
#1Timo Mitze (University of Southern Denmark)H-Index: 9
#2Fabian KreutzerH-Index: 1
We analyse the empirical link between offshoring activities and different dimensions of innovation performance at the firm-level. In order to identify causal effects running from offshoring to innovation, we use a quasi-experimental comparison group approach by means of (conditional) difference-in-difference estimations applied to German establishment-level data for firms that conducted offshoring activities in the period 2007–13. We find that the international relocation of business functions h...
#1Fabian KreutzerH-Index: 1
#2Timo Mitze (University of Southern Denmark)H-Index: 9
We analyse the short- to mid-run effects of spatial relocation strategies on firm innovativeness and productivity growth. Using conditional difference-in-difference estimation with multiple treatments, we find for a sample of German firms in 1999–2013 that offshoring has a statistically significant negative impact on the firms’ innovation activity and productivity growth vis-a-vis nonrelocating comparison firms. In contrast, we find a positive link between domestic relocation activities and the ...