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Can the U.S. Become a Base for Serving the Global Economy?

Harvard Business Review

businesses appear to be the result of both labor-saving technological changes and the outsourcing of parts of production to independent contractors in low-cost foreign locations. These concerns can be heard in many places: the sobering survey by Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin in HBR's special March issue on U.S. Foreign expansion can fuel employment growth at home in areas like manufacturing, logistics, R&D, design, marketing, finance, and management.