Sourcing the Outsourcing Arithmetic: A Journey from America to India
19 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Date Written: September 2005
First, we show that outsourcing is not taking most jobs out of the United States. Second, we argue that outsourcing does not contradict trade theory. Third, we analyze how India has come to occupy a preeminent position in outsourcing. Fourth, we show that the Indian dominance is likely to continue well into the next decade. Finally, we discuss some risks associated with outsourcing.
Keywords: Outsourcing, India, United States
JEL Classification: G2, L86, N70
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