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Brain Drain

By | October 2010
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* What is Brain Drain
* Introduction of Brain Drain
* Concepct of Brain Drain
* How to stop Brain Drain
* Solution &Responsibility of Brain Drain
* Influence of Brain Drain
* Classification of Brain Drain
* Problem of Brain Drain
* Brain Drain in india
* Globlisation of Brain Drain
* Bibliography

What Is Brain Drain?
Brain drain is also known as “The human capital flight”. It can be simply defined as the mass emigration of technically skilled people from one country to another country. Brain-drain can have many reasons, for example-political instability of a nation, lack of opportunities, health risks, personal conflicts etc. Brain-drain can also be named as “human capital flight” because it resembles the case of capital flight, in which mass migration of financial capital is involved.

The term brain-drain was introduced by observing the emigration of the various technologists, doctors and scientists, from various developing countries (including Europe) to more developed nations like USA. Now this phenomenon of brain drain has a conversed effect for a country in which people are getting migrated and brain-drain of a nation becomes brain-gain for that particular country. Usually all developing countries including India are suffering from brain drain and developed countries like USA are having brain gain from this phenomenon.

Human capital flight, more commonly referred to as "brain drain", is the large-scale emigration of individuals with technical skills or knowledge. The reasons usually include two aspects which respectively come from countries and individuals. In terms of countries, the reasons may be social environment (in...

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