Posts Tagged ‘offshoring’

‘Make It In Mississippi’ challenge leverages ‘reshoring’ trends

by Published: May 9,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, offshoring

Next year is projected to mark the arrival of a “confluence” of developments in manufacturing that will launch in earnest a long-awaited return of American manufacturers to the United States. The Boston Consulting Group predicted the “confluence” several years ago through an analysis of reshoring trends and factors likely to contribute to a diminished appeal […] [...]

Officials see possible return of furniture-making jobs

STARKVILLE — Mississippi spent 50 years poaching factories from the North with cheap land, labor and government incentives before hitting headwinds from China, where labor was even cheaper. But industry leaders said yesterday at Mississippi State University that the Magnolia State and the rest of the U.S. have a chance to reverse manufacturing losses. “I […] [...]

Economic study touts virtues of offshoring

Here’s a little something that might not go down easy for workers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the United States: Offshoring of jobs and the influx of immigrant labor into the country do not — on the whole — damage the U.S. labor force, says a new paper from the London School of Economics Center […] [...]

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>> ARIZONA KNOCKOUT? Hood mulls legality of subjecting illegal workers to felony charge— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> HEALTH CARE Insurance commissioner insists exchange work continuing on pace— by Ted Carter >> PANTHER SWAMP PANIC Refuge expansion proposal causing panic— by Clay Chandler >> LAW State law bar approves appellate law section […] [...]

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