The Jobs That Can’t Be Outsourced

Andrew Sullivan —  Aug 21 2012 @ 5:12pm

Job Growth by sector

Examining the sectors that defied cyclical downturns during the last two decades, Derek Thompson makes the case for the relative importance of local jobs:

About half of the jobs created between 1990 and 2008 (before our current downturn) were created in education, health care, and government. What do those sectors have in common? They're all local. You can't send them to Korea.