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Brain Drain in Developing Countries

Frédéric Docquier, Olivier Lohest and Abdeslam Marfouk.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour. 8653 words.

An original data set on international migration by educational attainment for 1990 and 2000 is used to analyze the determinants of brain drain from developing countries. The analysis starts...

Immigration and economic growth in the OECD countries 1986–2006

Ekrame Boubtane, Jean-Christophe Dumont and Christophe Rault.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; International Factor Movements and International Business; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9369 words.

This paper offers a reappraisal of the impact of migration on economic growth for 22 OECD countries between 1986–2006, and relies on a unique data set we compiled that allows us to...

Immigration, Skill Mix, and Capital Skill Complementarity

Ethan Lewis.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour. 14090 words.

Over the past thirty years, U.S. manufacturing plants invested heavily in automation machinery. This paper shows these investments substituted for the least-skilled workers and complemented...

Impacts of Policy Reforms on the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farms: New Evidence from Mexico

Stephen R. Boucher, Aaron Smith, J. Edward Taylor and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5839 words.

The availability of immigrant farm-workers from Mexico is a critical factor affecting the U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable sector. This paper uses retrospective panel data from rural Mexico...

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Return migration and geography of innovation in MNEs: a natural experiment of knowledge production by local workers reporting to return migrants

Prithwiraj Choudhury.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 13227 words.

I study whether return migrants facilitate knowledge production by local employees working for them at geographically distant research and development (R&D) locations. Using unique...

That was then, this is now: skills and routinization in the 2000s

Davide Consoli, Francesco Vona and Francesco Rentocchini.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11732 words.

We analyze changes in the skill content of occupations in US four-digit manufacturing industries between 1999 and 2010. Following a “task-based” approach, we elaborate a measure of...