Table 10
Regression results on the determinants of material and service offshoring

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Dependent variable Service offshoring Service offshoring Material offshoring Material offshoring
Intra-industry trade 0.015 0.014 0.355 0.356
(2.50) * (2.38) * (6.85) ** (6.88) **
Inter-industry trade -0.003 -0.004 0.207 0.207
(0.55) (0.59) (5.15) ** (5.14) **
ICT1 intermediate inputs 0.042 0.062 0.67 0.649
(1.60) (2.07) * (3.89) ** (3.45) **
ICT intermediate input X goods sector dummy -0.101 0.107
(1.39) (0.23)
Observations 613 613 613 613
R-squared 0.39 0.39 0.35 0.35

… not applicable

* significant at 5% level

** significant at 1% level

1. Information and communications technologies.

Notes: Authors' calculations from data. Robust t-statistics in parentheses.

Sources: Statistics Canada, Input–Output Accounts and Productivity Accounts.