The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy


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Which of the following is NOT an example of outsourcing?

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1. Which of the following things do migrant laborers NOT face in the 21st century?

2. Why does outsourcing draw criticism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of outsourcing, in addition to the effects on employees and the labor market. You will also be asked to demonstrate an understanding of the subject of migrant workers, and how outsourcing impacts both companies and workers.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this worksheet you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Examples of outsourcing
  • Aspects of migrant labor on workers and the world labor force
  • Outsourcing of work to foreign countries
  • Industry where migrant labor is most prevalent
  • Event that contributed to an increase in outsourcing in the 21st Century

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills.

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the effects of outsourcing and migrant labor on the world economy
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of outsourcing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about outsourcing and migrant labor in a different light
  • Knowledge application - Use your knowledge to answer questions about migrant labor and the practice of outsourcing

Additional Learning

To learn more about the practice of outsourcing in business and the use of migrant labor and migrant workers, review the accompanying lesson titled The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy.

This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition and practice of outsourcing in the 21st Century
  • Different ways companies may outsource their business
  • The plight and exploitation of migrant workers in the U.S. and in foreign countries
  • Ethics of outsourcing and migrant work