Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 July 2012

336 Pages | 38 Figures, 45 tables, 6 Boxes


ISBN: 9780199654826

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Brain Drain and Brain Gain

The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Edited by Tito Boeri, Herbert Brücker, Frédéric Docquier, and Hillel Rapoport

  • Provides an overview of selective immigration policies in the main destination countries
  • Focuses on skilled migration with particular attention to the upper segment of the skill distribution (scientists, PhD students)
  • Presents existing international data as well as the original results of data sources specifically assembled for this study
  • Summarises recent literature that views brain drain as a beneficial phenomenon for sending countries