publication . Article . 2009

Thailand and brain drain

Terry Commins;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology (issn: 1905-7873, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Maejo University
Abstract
Brain drain has been the subject of research since the 1960s. This research has been hampered by a lack of accurate data from both source and receiving countries on migration and on the losses and gains to developing economies of skilled migration. However, despite these handicaps, research has been able to clearly show that trends are changing and the effect this is having is usually quite different for individual source countries.Thailand, as a developing economy, could be regarded as a source country. Fortunately, Thailand has never ranked highly in terms of brain drain when compared to other states in Asia and while it may not be a significant problem it non...
Subjects
free text keywords: brain drain, brain gain, migration, manpower planning, science policy, Technology, T, Technology (General), T1-995, Science, Q, Science (General), Q1-390

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