The Brain Drain in Africa

Nyarko, Y. “The Brain Drain in Africa.” Oxford Companion to Economics in Africa, edited by Ernesto Aryeetey et al., Oxford University Press, 2012.

Increased attention has recently been paid to the phenomenon of the brain drain of skilled (and often unskilled) Africans from their home countries to countries in the West. In part this is because of the relatively large percentages of skilled Africans going abroad…

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