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Unformatted text preview: graduates each year 2 What is engineering like in America? Supposed shortage of engineers Import immigrant engineers Green card H1-B visas L1 visas Export jobs outsourcing What are the policy implications? Bad for workers, good for consumers and corporations Middle class being squeezed Political and economic instability? What are the implications of globalization? Erosion of non-market values Whats in interest of corporations is not necessarily in interest of society Nations lose part of skill base Need for emphasis on science and engineering education China, India, & Mexico...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2009 for the course ENGR 101 taught by Professor Swinontek during the Summer '08 term at UCSB.
- Summer '08