An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Brain Drain

  title={An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Brain Drain},
  author={Furkan G{\"u}rsoy and Bertan Badur},
The phenomenon of brain drain, that is the emigration of highly skilled people, has many undesirable effects, particularly for developing countries. In this study, an agent-based model is developed to understand the dynamics of such emigration. We hypothesise that skilled people's emigration decisions are based on several factors including the overall economic and social difference between the home and host countries, people's ability and capacity to obtain good jobs and start a life abroad… 

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