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Outsourcing

Listen to Lucy

If I outsourced my work, would you care?

Sunday, January 27, 2013

If I outsourced my work, would you care?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Rethinking Outsourcing and Offshoring

Thursday, January 24, 2013

After decades of sending jobs abroad, a number of companies are now rethinking their offshoring and outsourcing strategies. The Economist magazine’s Tamzin Booth joins us from Davos, Switzerland, to talk about how things are changing and why.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Does Free Trade Outsource Jobs?

Thursday, September 20, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The impact of free trade on domestic employment. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Outsourced Self

Monday, September 03, 2012

Professor emerita of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley Arlie Hochschild continues her exploration of the intersection of the home and the market in her new book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times.

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The Takeaway

Sandy Springs, Georgia: The City of the Future?

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Could cities soon change the way their governments work, and become self sufficient businesses? The city manager of an incorporated city in Georgia explains how his city could serve as a model for many others.

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The Takeaway

Do H1-B Visas Make Outsourcing a Bigger Problem?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

For many American companies, outsourcing has become a standard practice because lower cost countries can provide cheaper labor. But America's own immigration system might also be contributing to outsourcing.

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WNYC News

Outsourcing Companies Top List of Firms Applying for H-1B Visas

Monday, July 16, 2012

It’s the top complaint of one of the city’s fastest growing industries: tech companies can’t find enough engineers and computer programmers for their growing businesses.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Outsourced Self

Monday, May 14, 2012

Professor emerita of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley Arlie Hochschild continues her exploration of the intersection of the home and the market in her new book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times.

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WNYC News

Mayor Says Contract Oversight Bill Is Bad for the City

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the bill to increase scrutiny of the city's outside contracting was "not a good bill for the city" hours after it had passed overwhelmingly in the City Council Thursday.

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