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At Outsourcing Conference This Summer, Larry Summers Said We ‘Should Not Oppose Outsourcing Or Offshoring’

By Zaid Jilani on September 7, 2011 at 5:30 pm

"At Outsourcing Conference This Summer, Larry Summers Said We ‘Should Not Oppose Outsourcing Or Offshoring’"

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As Salon’s David Sirota points out today, President Obama’s former Director of the White House United States National Economic Council Larry Summers gave a keynote speech at the World BPO/ITO Forum 2011 this summer, which bills itself as the “Davos” of outsourcing conferences. “There are those today who would resist the process of international integration; that is a prescription for a more contentious and less prosperous world,” Summers said at the conference. “We should not oppose offshoring or outsourcing.”

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