Return Intentions of University-educated Turkish Expatriates
AbstractThe aim of this article is to provide new evidence on the characteristics of Turkish professionals residing overseas and the factors that are important in their decision to return home or work abroad. With this aim, we present the results of a survey conducted in 2002, which deals with the return intentions of university-educated Turkish professionals residing abroad. The article thus presents information that will be useful to policymakers in Turkey and other developing countries with similar experiences. The findings indicate that many of the university-educated expatriates are those who stayed abroad to work after completing their studies, rather than professionals with work experience in Turkey.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by ERC - Economic Research Center, Middle East Technical University in its series ERC Working Papers with number 0502.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: May 2005
Date of revision: May 2005
Skilled migration; brain drain; return intentions; higher education; Turkey;
Other versions of this item:
- Nil Demet Gungor & Aysit Tansel, 2003. "Return Intentions of University-Educated Turkish Expatriates," Working Papers 0323, Economic Research Forum, revised Aug 2003.
- Güngör, Nil Demet & Tansel, Aysit, 2005. "Return Intentions of University-Educated Turkish Expatriates," IZA Discussion Papers 1604, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- 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
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- NEP-ALL-2005-09-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2005-09-29 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-EDU-2005-09-29 (Education)
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- Miriam Henseler & Joachim Plesch, 2009. "How Can Scholarship Institutions Foster the Return of Foreign Students?," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 229(4), pages 382-409, August.
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