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Give Us Your Best and Brightest: The Global Hunt for Talent and Its Impact on the Developing World
Over the next few decades, global migration is likely to play an influential role in shaping the nature of politics and economies internationally. This timely study illuminates possible implications of migrant flows from a development perspective. The authors survey the magnitude of the poor to rich-country flows, the rich-country policies that are driving them, and the mu ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published September 7th 2005 by Center for Global Development
(first published August 2005)
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I read most of this for a weekly discussion group/class, but probably won't finish it. Everyone has stories and theories about brain drain, but there's very little quality research on how/why it happens, its global impact, or how its patterns can be altered (if they even should be). Our discussion group had hoped this book, as well as the Tanner brain drain book, would offer some pertinent, statistically rigorous data, or at least present a framework for investigating the topic; however, we were ...more