Brain Drain or Brain Exchange: Developing Country Implications

  • Philip Altbach
Keywords: International Knowledge Systems and Dialogue, Brian Circulation and Brain Drain, International, Brain drain, brain exchange, student mobility, center-periphery

Abstract

Many industrialized countries are looking to keep foreign graduates to fill jobs for which there are shortages. This article argues that these practices are a continuation of the "brain drain." The developing world is subsidizing the economies of the rich nations.
Published
2013-03-17
How to Cite
Altbach, P. (2013). Brain Drain or Brain Exchange: Developing Country Implications. International Higher Education, (72), 2-4. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2013.72.6095
Section
Brain Drain or Brain Exchange?