The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact
- Solimano, Andres(Regional Advisor, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC))
Entrepreneurs, technical experts, professionals, international students, writers, and artists are among the most highly mobile people in the global economy today. These talented elite often originate from developing countries and migrate to industrial economies. Many return home with new ideas, experiences, and capital useful for national development, whilst others remain to produce quality goods and services that are useful everywhere in the global economy. The economic potential of globalization is ultimately dependent on the international mobility of highly talented individuals that transfer knowledge, new technologies, ideas, business capacities, and other creative capabilities. Developing countries and advanced economies may both gain from this mobility if it is effectively and smartly managed. This volume, with original contributions from outstanding international experts in the subject, provides a novel analysis of the main determinants and development impact of talent mobility in the global economy. Contributors to this volume - Tony Addison, Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI), University of Manchester Diego F. Angel-Urdinola, World Bank Stephen Bach, King's College, University of London Mario Cervantes, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry Jean-Marc Coicaud, United Nations University Anthony P. D'Costa, University of Washington Andrea Goldstein, OECD Development Centre Lauritz B. Holm-Nielsen, University of Aarhus, Denmark Yevgeny Kuznetsov, World Bank Charles Sabel, Columbia Law School AnnaLee Saxenian, UC Berkeley School of Information Anthony Shorrocks, UNU-WIDER Andres Solimano, UN-ECLAC Taizo Takeno, University of Tokyo Kristian Thorn, Danish Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation Quentin Wodon, World Bank
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