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ERIC Number: EJ745803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1527-6619
Domestic Inshoring: Creating the New American Economy
Todd, Lee T., Jr.
EDUCAUSE Review, v41 n1 p10-11 Jan-Feb 2006
Today, many high-tech, professional jobs are being sent overseas. According to, more than 150,000 technology jobs have been lost to offshoring since 2000. In this article, the author asserts that American colleges and universities are uniquely poised to help confront this economic challenge by providing basic and applied research efforts to form the foundation for creative and innovative approaches to economic challenges and questions. He describes a University of Kentucky initiative designed to compete with offshoring. This plan, known as "domestic inshoring" benefits both U.S. corporations and the American economy by keeping highly skilled, high-wage technical jobs--and future entrepreneurial leaders--within the U.S. borders. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky; United States