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Mobility of University Research Staff in the EU and Austria

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  • Andreas Reinstaller

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  • Isabel Stadler

    (WIFO)

  • Fabian Unterlass

    (WIFO)

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Scientific staff in tertiary education tend to be highly mobile. Across the European Union, some 56 percent of respondents in a survey of 2009 had changed jobs across borders for more than three months at least once in the course of their career. In Austria the respective figure was 51 percent.

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  • Andreas Reinstaller & Isabel Stadler & Fabian Unterlass, 2012. "Mobility of University Research Staff in the EU and Austria," WIFO Monatsberichte (monthly reports), WIFO, vol. 85(2), pages 105-119, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfo:monber:y:2012:i:2:p:105-119
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