Executive summary of the title : Offshoring and working conditions in remote work

The authors examine and provide a historical context for the development of the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, based on case study analysis of working conditions in four countries where this industry is large or growing - Argentina, Brazil, India and the Philippines. Policy advice is offered to policy-makers and companies on how the growth of "good quality" jobs can be promoted as these industries grow and mature around the world. This title exists in English only. Executive summaries are however available in French and Spanish.