International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain
Maurice Schiff, aglar zden
World Bank Publications, Oct 15, 2005 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
International migration, the movement of people across international boundaries, has enormous economic, social and cultural implications in both origin and destination countries. Using original research, this title examines the determinants of migration, the impact of remittances and migration on poverty, welfare, and investment decisions, and the consequences of brain drain, brain gain, and brain waste.
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