23 August 2010

Brain Drain and Brain Gain: Quantified

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John Gibson (Waikato) and David McKenzie (World Bank, and IPA Research Affiliate) attempt to directly compare some of the different benefits and costs from migration, using their own data collected in which they “painstakingly – tracked these individuals down to wherever they are in the world today.”

The bottom-line: By far the biggest impact is upon the migrants themselves.

See VoxEU for the full article.

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