Monday, February 02, 2015

When Leaving Home Is Good for the Hometown

When brain drain isn't economic development.

Theme: Migration and economic development

Subject Article: "Indirect Learning: How Emerging Market Firms Grow in Developed Markets."

Other Links: 1. "Guns, sex and arrogance: I hated everything about America — until I moved here."
2. "Diaspora Networks and the International Migration of Skills: How Countries Can Draw on Their Talent Abroad."

Postscript: People develop, not places. So what? I'm attempting to approach talent migration as an open question. Brain drain isn't bad or good. How can places generate economic development benefits from the inevitable out-migration?

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