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Title:Measuring skilled emigration rates: the case of small states PDF Logo
Authors:Docquier, Frédéric
Schiff, Maurice
Issue Date:2008
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion Papers 3388
Abstract:Recent changes in information and communication technologies (ICT) have contributed to a dramatic increase in the integration and interdependence of countries, markets and people. This paper focuses on an increasingly important aspect of globalization, the international movement of people, with emphasis on the mobility of skilled people. This issue is of great concern for the many small states that experience huge brain drain levels.
Subjects:Migration
skilled
brain drain
small states
evidence
JEL:F22
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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