FIGURE 3 Regions/countries where a change is R&D employment is anticipated.

anticipate a decrease in the United States. In contrast, only 3.3 percent (7) firms anticipate an increase in technical employment in Western Europe, whereas 16.7 percent (35) anticipate a decrease. China and India are the main targets for expansion. The “other” category is largely composed of respondents who indicated that the target region would be in Asia.



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