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Brain drain e crescita economica: Una rassegna critica sugli effetti prodotti

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  • Simona Monteleone

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Has brain drain either negative or positive effect on the development and growth of those left behind? This paper shows empirical and theoretical relevance of the phenomenon and reviews both traditional literature and recent contributions about brain drain’s effects. First generation models consider brain drain dangerous for the country of origin, underlining effects on wage, employment and growth; whilst recent literature shows positive effects on population and holds brain drain increases human capital accumulation, as main driver for economic growth.

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  • Simona Monteleone, 2009. "Brain drain e crescita economica: Una rassegna critica sugli effetti prodotti," Working Papers 2_2009, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
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    migrazione qualificata; capitale umano; crescita;

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