After the Election: The Future of Outsourcing

The two major presidential candidates are blaming each other for the outsourcing they say has moved American jobs abroad. Who is responsible?

Outsourcing has become a major issue in the current presidential campaign. President Barack Obama is blaming GOP candidate Mitt Romney for shipping jobs overseas as head of Bain Capital. Romney calls Obama the "outsourcer in chief," saying he has sent billions of dollars in stimulus funds to companies that manufacture abroad.

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Art Pine
Contributing Editor, The Kiplinger Letter