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Migration and brain drain a selected research bibliography, part 1 (1925-1965), part 2 (1966-1973) by Prakash C. Sharma

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English


  • Brain drain -- Bibliography.,
  • Labor mobility -- Bibliography.

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StatementPrakash C. Sharma.
SeriesExchange bibliography - Council of Planning Librarians ; 664
LC ClassificationsZ5942 .C68 no. 664, Z7164.L1 .C68 no. 664, HD8038.A1 .C68 no. 664
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Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL4490738M
LC Control Number79320432

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The term "brain drain" designates the international transfer of human resources and mainly applies to the migration of relatively highly educated individuals from developing to developed countries. INTRODUCTION. Brain drain is the migration of skilled human resources for trade, education, etc. 1 Trained health professionals are needed in every part of the world. However, better standards of living and quality of life, higher salaries, access to advanced technology and more stable political conditions in the developed countries attract talent from less developed by: A significant outflow of educated people (a `brain drain') is therefore a serious threat to the future of a country. The Swedish geographer Reidar Oderth has written a very worthwhile study on the migration of graduates and university students from by: 3.   The movement of skilled workers internationally represents brain gain for the countries that reap their skills and experience and brain drain for their countries of origin. On the brain gain side of the divide, countries increasingly are looking to position their immigration policies to attract the types of international workers and students whose skills they desire.

  Brain drain and the Western Balkans. The magnitude of the brain drain from the Western Balkans is difficult to estimate without reliable data. Generally, small states such as the Western Balkans, are the main losers from the brain drain because of the easily negative impact on their small country size. This volume finds that while emigration may be beneficial in some cases, unhindered high-skilled emigration, particularly in the case of sub-Saharan Africa, can have disastrous consequences. The author, Arno Tanner, recommends specific policies where carefully targeted development measures could be used to mitigate the negative consequences of brain drain. Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants. Tito Boeri, Herbert Brücker, et al. (eds.) Oxford University Press. July Find this book Throughout history, countries have been competing for resources. The current book analyses competition for a special resource: that of high-skilled workers.   International migration, the movement of people across international boundaries, has enormous economic, social and cultural implications in both origin and destination countries. Using original research, this title examines the determinants of migration, the impact of remittances and migration on poverty, welfare, and investment decisions, and the consequences of brain drain, brain .

It presents the most extensive database on bilateral skilled migration to date, and also examines a number of issues associated with the brain drain, that have not been emphasized in the literature so far, uncovers a number of interesting and unexpected patterns, and, provides answers to . migration will lower remittances and reduce less-skilled migration is not supported by the evidence. Keywords: Remittances, Migration, Brain Drain, Education. JEL Codes: O15, F22, J # We are grateful for funding for this project from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). We thank theCited by: migration and HSM or “Brain Drain” is that in the “Brain Drain,” there is human capital, skill and expertise that move with the migrant (Grubel and Scott ). Furthermore, those that leave are likely to be from the middle and professional. Get this from a library! Migration and brain drain. [World Bank. Europe and Central Asia Region. Office of the Chief Economist,;] -- The share of immigrants in Western and Eastern Europe has increased rapidly over the past four , one of every three immigrants in the world goes to Europe. Furthermore, although globally.