UNU Policy Brief Number 7, 2006

Solimano, Andrés (2006). UNU Policy Brief Number 7, 2006. United Nations University.

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    Author Solimano, Andrés
    Title UNU Policy Brief Number 7, 2006
    Publication Date 2006
    Place of Publication Finland
    Publisher United Nations University
    Pages VIII, 8
    Language eng
    Abstract Talent (combining creativity, education, skills, and knowledge) is associated with human capital and provides a very valuable economic resource. In the past, the emigration of human capital from developing countries raised fears because of the associated ‘brain drain’. This is still a valid concern today although new forms and directions in the international mobility of talent call for renewed perspectives. The return mobility of expatriate ‘technological entrepreneurs’ to developing countries is a positive trend. However, the emigration of health professionals from low income countries is a source of concern. Global development needs an effective transfer of knowledge and human capital, including students, scientists, and cultural workers, to developing countries in order to support their with and development process: a brain gain, or at least brain circulation.
    UNBIS Thesaurus SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
    EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS
    DEVELOPMENT
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2006
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 18148026
    ISBN 109280830236
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