Bad Laws are No Cure for Outsourcing

Originally published in The Boston Globe

July 26, 2012
Edward Glaeser (Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University)

As the Obama campaign targets Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital, political ads and the commentators who follow them have zeroed in once again on the issue of outsourcing. Senate Democrats rallied to the cause proposing the “Bring Jobs Home Act” on July 9, only to see it die by filibuster last week. More >(Need Boston Globesubscription)