Globalization as Technology? Hopkins Researcher to Discuss Impact of Offshoring

On February 26, the Cape Fear Chapter of the NCWTA will be co-hosting an event with the UNCW Global Business Initiative. Dr. Prasanna Sethupathy will be the guest speaker.
Jan. 26, 2010 - PRLog -- Offshoring. Lou Dobbs calls it “the most explosive economic issue of our time.” But who are the winners and losers from offshoring and other facets of globalization? What can communities like Wilmington do to capture the benefits of participating in the global economy?

Dr. Prasanna Sethupathy, professor of international economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will be visiting Wilmington on February 26th to address these questions and share the surprising results of his research into the impact of globalization on jobs, wages, and local economies.

Before earning his PhD at Columbia University, Dr. Sethupathy worked as an Analyst at JP Morgan and a Consultant to the World Bank. He also holds a B.S. degree in computer science from Stanford University. His presentation, ‘Globalization as Technology’, will take place at 12 pm on February 26th in the Madeline Suite at UNCW. For more information, readers can contact the Cape Fear Chapter of the North Carolina World Trade Association ( or the Global Business Initiative at UNCW’s Cameron School of Business (

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The NCWTA promotes growth of trade between North Carolina and the world by providing education and networking opportunities and advocacy for Carolinians engaged in exporting, importing, and supporting global trade activities.
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