Commentary

Outforced to Idaho

There’s lots of talk about outsourcing, not too much about outforcingââ?¬â??when costly regulations chase jobs out of town. Analysis from the BLS, Public Policy Institute of California and others say outforcing is a much bigger deal than offshore outsourcing. Here’s a case in point. After being in San Diego for many decades, Buck knives is moving to Idaho, where the cost of doing business is much cheaper.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.