Mobility of Students and Quality of Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis of the “Unified Brain Drain” Model
AbstractGlobalization has led to a vast flow of migration of workers but also of students. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the migration of individuals encompassing decisions already at the level of education. We present a “unified brain” drain model that incorporates the decisions of an individual related to migration vis‐à‐vis both education and work. In the empirical part, this paper addresses international flows of migration within the Bologna Process and presents strong evidence of concentration of students in countries with high‐quality education.
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Date of creation: Nov 2013
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Brain drain; Globalization; Higher education; Human capital; Migration; Mobility; Bologna process;
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- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-11-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-HRM-2013-11-29 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-INT-2013-11-29 (International Trade)
- NEP-MIG-2013-11-29 (Economics of Human Migration)
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