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Subject:  Re: College degree value Date:  5/2/2013  2:14 AM
Author:  salaryguru Number:  49285 of 73677

Friedman wrote a book on this back in the 1990s or earlier called 'the World is Flat'

It's been several years since I read 'The World is Flat', but I still think this is the best of those that have looked at this issue. Maybe that's just because it was the one I read first.

Mostly right on....but now even 'low cost' places like China are seeing jobs move to Vietnam and Malaysia for even lower cost wages.......... since China has a labor shortage and increasing wages......those jobs that went to China can just as easily now be moved elsewhere....

Which only proves the point: The world is flat. The fact that China and India are