Eastern Europe is also an emerging BPO destination. McKinsey & Company reported that in 2010, 33,000 jobs were moved to Eastern European countries. [ citation needed ] While the overall size of the industry and the number of developers in Eastern Europe is lower than India, the knowledge of European languages like French, Spanish, German, and Italian by many Eastern Europeans, as well as the overall high quality of education in these locations, allows the BPO industry in this region to continue to grow. For example, the region has an estimated million people with a tertiary education, compared to million in India, making it an attractive choice for BPO, especially if more specialised projects are to be outsourced.
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Corruption and reduced tax revenues after the signing of NAFTA have limited the economic resources available to the Mexican government, thus explaining the difference in investment policies between Mexico and China.  Conversely, one of the successes of Asian countries in the twentieth century has been their promotion of higher rates of saving and investment. Studies suggest that the increase in capital input fueled the ‘Asian miracle’ rather than improvements in productivity and industrial efficiency. Though the previous conclusion suggests production conditions in the region remained static, the situation in East Asia experienced rapid transformations. Not only were national educational rates raised drastically, but there was also an increase in patenting and research and development expenditures. Rising levels of education, urbanization and even of patenting illustrate the active role of the government in advancing education as well as encouraging research and development.