Brain Drain or Brain Exchange: Developing Country Implications

Philip Altbach

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.

Keywords


International Knowledge Systems and Dialogue; Brian Circulation and Brain Drain; International; Brain drain; brain exchange; student mobility; center-periphery

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2013.72.6095

 

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