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Author Docquier, Frederic.

Title Measuring skilled migration rates [electronic resource] : the case of small states / Frederic Docquier, Maurice Schiff.

Published [Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009]

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Series Policy research working paper ; 4827
Policy research working papers ; 4827.
World Bank e-Library.
Notes Title from PDF file as viewed on 5/8/2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Recent changes in information and communication technologies have contributed to a dramatic increase in the degree of integration and interdependency of countries, markets, and people. Against this background, one aspect of particular concern for small states is the international movement of people. This paper focuses on this particularly important aspect of globalization, with emphasis on the movement of skilled people and its relationship with country size. In addition to overall skilled migration, it provides evidence that controls for migration age in order to distinguish between those educated in the home country and those educated abroad. The authors discuss the growth implications of the brain drain from small countries and policies that may help control it. "--World Bank web site.
Other formats Also available in print.
Other author Schiff, Maurice W.
World Bank.
Subject Brain drain -- States, Small.
Migration, Internal -- United States.
States, Small -- Emigration and immigration.