Archive for the 'Outsourcing' Category
The Wall Street Journal speaks out against a cap on H-1B visas, and in favour of letting market forces decide. It writes: Contrary to the assertions of many opponents of immigration, from Capitol Hill to CNN, the size of our foreign workforce is mainly determined by supply and demand, not Benedict Arnold CEOs or a [...]
NYT has a nice story on the increasing number of American summer interns in Indian outsourcing companies. It is a bit of a puff piece and the actual percentage of such interns in India are likely to be quite low (although the Infosys internship has always been in high demand and seems to command a [...]
India, Ireland and the other countries vying for a slice of the offshoring pie have competition.
Suketu Mehta, essayist and author, laments the “primal fear in the Western public” that stories about outsourcing have engendered, and attempts to dispel these fears in an op-ed piece in the New York Times. I agree with Mehta that Americans’ “fears” of Indians swallowing American jobs are misplaced, and commend his attempt to clear the [...]