The new phase of globalization and brain drain: Migration of educated and skilled Iranians to the United States

@article{Chaichian2011TheNP,
  title={The new phase of globalization and brain drain: Migration of educated and skilled Iranians to the United States},
  author={Mohammad A. Chaichian},
  journal={International Journal of Social Economics},
  year={2011},
  volume={39},
  pages={18-38}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on “brain drain,” or emigration of educated and skilled individuals to the USA from one Southwest Asian nation, Iran, which has experienced fundamental social changes since the early 1970s. The author examines the profile of the educated Iranian emigrants particularly in the last two decades, internal and external socio-economic and political forces and processes that have facilitated emigration, and costs and benefits for both sending and… Expand
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