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

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.”