Title

Losses and gains to developing countries from the migration of educated workers

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

World Economics

Publication Date

4-1-2007

Volume

8

Issue

2

First Page

259

Last Page

269

Abstract

This paper synthesizes and extends recent research on "The New Economics of the Brain Drain". In a unified framework, the paper shows that while recently identified adverse repercussions of the brain drain exacerbate the long-recognized negative impact of the brain drain, longer-term consequences turn the brain drain into the harbinger of powerful gains. These gains have been studied already in recent research, or merit attention in future research.

Print ISSN

14681838

E-ISSN

14743884

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Recommended Citation

Stark, O., & Fan, C. S. (2007). Losses and gains to developing countries from the migration of educated workers. World Economics, 8(2), 259-269.