Crisis and Homesickness: A New Opportunity for Brain Gain in Latin America?

Iván F. Pacheco


While some industrialized countries face a surplus of PhDs in many fields of knowledge, developing countries face the opposite problem.  This might be a great opportunity for Latin American countries to attract talent.  However, most countries do not have a clear policy for the recruitment of faculty abroad and, when they do, it is mostly focused on recovering their own expatriates from their work abroad.


Brain drain; brain gain; academic mobility; academic profession; Latin America

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