TITLE

Brain Drain and the Politics of Immigration

AUTHOR(S)
Baptiste, Nathalie
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;2/25/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the politics of immigration in the U.S. and how it causes brain drain among skilled, foreign workers. It examines the effect of U.S. immigration policies on the development of human capital abroad. The consequences of educated foreigners pursuing a career in the U.S. for the countries they leave behind are discussed, citing medical brain drain in India as an example. Recommendations are offered to address the loss of brain power to the U.S. and other developed countries.
ACCESSION #
94656697

 

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