Endogenous emigration of skilled labour

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dc.contributor.author Bandyopadhyay, Debasis en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-25T04:20:23Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-05-14 en
dc.identifier.citation Social Science Research Network. 14 May 2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34492 en
dc.description.abstract There is an increasing trend in the pattern of world migration of educated and skilled individuals leaving developing countries for developed ones. This has created much concern about a so-called “brain drain”. As the name suggests, the brain drain was believed by early commentators to be unequivocally harmful to those countries which suffered from it. More recent literature does not directly refute this belief but puts it under closer scrutiny, and finds the possibility of many different mechanisms through which the negative effects of the brain drain may be mitigated. This paper aims to illuminate by surveying the literature on the brain drain. It does so by exploring the brain drain in the current context of globalisation and by making comparisons to previous periods of globalisation, by examining the theoretical analyses of migration and the brain drain, by exploring an economic model of the brain drain, and by analysing the particular case of New Zealand, a developed country with a high rate of skilled and educated emigration. en
dc.publisher Social Science Research Network en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.subject Education en
dc.subject Persistent Wage-Differential en
dc.subject Human Capital en
dc.subject Growth with Increasing Returns en
dc.title Endogenous emigration of skilled labour en
dc.type Report en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url https://ssrn.com/abstract=2960831 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Working Paper en
pubs.elements-id 623864 en
pubs.org-id Business and Economics en
pubs.org-id Economics en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-04-30 en


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