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Description:  Aided by at least $43 million in assistance from the government of Massachusetts and an innovative solar energy technology, Evergreen Solar emerged in the last three years as the third-largest maker of solar panels in the United States.

Source: NYTimes.com
 
Date: 01/14/2011

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/15/business/energy-environment/15solar.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion: 

  • Summarize the reasons given for moving operations to China.
  • On what basis should businesses decide where to locate operations?
  • How should governments respond to this particular move?
  • How should governments respond to business decisions to relocate operations outside the U.S. in general?

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