October 17, 2012

Outsourcing to China: Yea or Nay?

Outsourcing to — and investing in — China is a hot topic in the US presidential debates. Here's what the research says.

Betsy Wiesendanger
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Outsourcing to China has been a contentious topic during the US presidential debates. But beyond the campaign rhetoric lies a deeply complex, constantly shifting phenomenon. Academic researchers have for years been examining the forces that propel outsourcing to — and investment in — China, and they’ve looked at how it has reverberated across other economies. Some highlights:

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