A Panel Data Analysis of the Brain Gain

@inproceedings{Beine2011APD,
  title={A Panel Data Analysis of the Brain Gain},
  author={Michel Beine and C{\'e}cily Defoort and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Docquier},
  year={2011}
}
In this paper, we revisit the impact of skilled emigration on human capital accumulation using new panel data covering 147 countries on the period 1975-2000. We derive testable predictions from a stylized theoretical model and test them in dynamic regression models. Our empirical analysis predicts conditional convergence of human capital indicators. Our …ndings also reveal that skilled migration prospects foster human capital accumulation in low-income countries. In these countries, a net brain… CONTINUE READING
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