IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Determinants Of Medical Brain Drain In Romania

Listed author(s):
  • Irina BONCEA

    (Bucharest University of Economic Studies)

Registered author(s):

    This article aims to identify the determinants of the decision to emigrate among Romanian physicians. After the accession to the European Union, the emigration of medical doctors has intensified, with major repercussions on the medical system and the national security. Identifying the push and pull factors is the first step in the attempt of implementing a set of measures in order to monitor and stem this phenomenon. A survey was conducted among Romanian physicians (trained in Romania) with an international work experience (currently working abroad or those who worked abroad and returned). Data collected was analysed using SPSS. The main determinants of migration (push and pull factors) identified are: level of payment, working conditions, access to high performance equipment, career prospects and educational opportunities, respect for the medical profession. The main findings offer valuable information on the causes of emigration, constituting a support for policy makers in the heath domain.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL: http://www.managementmarketing.ro/~store/suplimente/2013-International_Conference_on_Business_Excellence.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by Economic Publishing House in its journal Management & Marketing.

    Volume (Year): 8 (2013)
    Issue (Month): Special-Issue (October)
    Pages: 53-62

    as
    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:eph:journl:v:8:y:2013:i:special-issue:p:53-62
    Contact details of provider:

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eph:journl:v:8:y:2013:i:special-issue:p:53-62. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Simona Vasilache)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.