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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 • What’s 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 12/18/2009 for the course CS 101 taught by Professor Swiontek during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.
- Spring '09