BTW - for the record, global economies are a great thing. 4 Question quizes are questionable.
As long as we're talking about the major insecurities that the U.S. has about offshoring work to India and China, Workforce Online has a great analysis of knowledge workers and the growth of knowledge in different economic geographies.
Cobalt’s Bangalore R&D staff has accumulated the necessary domain knowledge and now assumes full responsibility for entire projects, including the most complex work. "The more typical approach is to send low-risk work to India, but that is a recipe for failure," Krishnamurthy says.
"The talent there is as good or better than in the U.S.," he says. "The large U.S.-based companies now investing in R&D centers in India--Oracle, Intel and Microsoft, for example--do not view them as adjunct facilities but as labs for original work.
As long as we're at it, here's a Watson Wyatt survey on offshoring regarding employer and employee opinions.