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Give us your best and brightest : the global hunt for talent and its impact on the developing world

Author: Devesh Kapur; John McHale
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the political and economic implications of migrant flows from a development perspective"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kapur, Devesh, 1959-
Give us your best and brightest.
Washington, D.C. : Center for Global Development, ©2005
(OCoLC)655045672
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devesh Kapur; John McHale
ISBN: 1933286032 9781933286037
OCLC Number: 60776707
Description: xiii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Absent human capital: what do we know? --
The international competition for talent --
Why is immigration policy becoming more skill focused? --
When people can leave: the effect of prospective emigration --
Absent talent: out of sight, out of mind? --
Gone but not forgotten? the role of the diaspora --
Financial remittances and development --
Better than before? the role of returning emigrants --
Policy options.
Responsibility: Devesh Kapur and John McHale.
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Over the next few decades, global migration is likely to play an influential role in shaping the nature of politics and economies internationally. This timely study illuminates possible implications  Read more...

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"Long considered a botique issue, both for research and for policy, international migration has now become a hot topic. Kapur and McHale have written a splendid book that focuses on the growing flows Read more...

 
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