Migration and Development Brief 4 Development Prospects Group , Migration and Remittances Team

@inproceedings{Burns2008MigrationAD,
  title={Migration and Development Brief 4 Development Prospects Group , Migration and Remittances Team},
  author={Andrew Burns and Sanket Mohapatra},
  year={2008}
}
International migrants are an important channel for the transmission of technology and knowledge. The so-called “brain drain” associated with better educated citizens of developing countries working in high-income countries is acute in some developing countries. Developing countries benefit, however, from the temporary migration of managers and engineers; the return of well-educated emigrants; and contact with a technologically sophisticated diaspora. Remittances sent by migrants also promote… CONTINUE READING

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