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date: 29 March 2020

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This chapter provides an overview of the present volume. It first sets out the book’s purpose and objective—to examine how globalization and technological change interact to impact employment, the key politico-economic variable of interest globally—followed by a description of the scope, organization, and content. It then outlines the implications that stand out from the various contributions. Finally, it considers whether there are any lessons for policy making in the United States, the center of the offshoring phenomenon.

Keywords: globalization, technological change, employment, United States

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