Domestic vs. Offshore Manufacturing
In an increasingly globalized world, offshore manufacturing is often favored over domestic manufacturing for its ability to meet greater demands for goods that can be manufactured at lower costs, ultimately saving both companies and consumers money. However, a number of concerns also arise when examining offshoring's impact on a domestic and international scale. Some argue that offshoring results in the exploitation of workers from lower-income countries, while others express concern over the potential loss of domestic jobs that can result from it. This volume examines the benefits and drawbacks of domestic and offshore manufacturing through numerous points of contention.