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Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University; Yoram Ben-Porath Center at Hebrew University

Dates:
December 09-11, 2008
Description:
Conference on ??Globalization and the Brain Drain: Theory, Evidence and Policy
Location:
Jerusalem and Ramat Gan, Israel
Subject:
The conference is intended to provide a forum for discussing innovative theoretical and empirical research on the brain drain and the way it affects sending and receiving countries. Possible topics include (but are not restricted to): the effects of skilled migration on human capital formation, inequality, labor market outcomes, and welfare; measurement of the brain drain; relationships between brain drain migration and trade, outsourcing, FDI, knowledge diffusion and technology adoption; political economy aspects of the brain drain; international taxation of migrants (Bhagwati tax) and fiscal competition/cooperation; emigration of particular professions (e.g., medical brain drain); and country case-studies. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
J
Sponsor:
URL:
http://www.econ.ucl.ac.uk/cream/pages/Brain%20Drain%20Conference.pdf

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