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El Costo Económico del Desperdicio de Cerebros


  • Sebastián Piñera
  • Marcelo Selowsky


The economic implications of the outflow of highly educated individuals from LDC’s, i.e., the "external" brain drain, has received considerable attention in the developing literature. This paper draws attention to what might, by analogy, be called the "in

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  • Sebastián Piñera & Marcelo Selowsky, 1978. "El Costo Económico del Desperdicio de Cerebros," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 15(46), pages 349-406.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:15:y:1978:i:46:p:349-406

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    1. McCulloch, Rachel & Yellen, Janet L., 1975. "Consequences of a tax on the brain drain for unemployment and income inequality in less developed countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(3), pages 249-264, September.
    2. Bhagwati, Jagdish & Rodriguez, Carlos, 1975. "Welfare-theoretical analyses of the brain drain," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(3), pages 195-221, September.
    3. Yoram Ben-Porath, 1967. "The Production of Human Capital and the Life Cycle of Earnings," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 75, pages 352-352.
    4. Zvi Griliches, 1970. "Notes on the Role of Education in Production Functions and Growth Accounting," NBER Chapters,in: Education, Income, and Human Capital, pages 71-127 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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