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International Mobility of Health Professionals: Brain Drain or Brain Exchange?

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2006/82
Title:
International Mobility of Health Professionals: Brain Drain or Brain Exchange?
Authors:
Stephen Bach
Publication date:
2006
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291908606
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291908608
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2006
Keywords:
international mobility, health, nurses, doctors
JEL:
F22, I18, J44
Project:
International Mobility of Talent
Sponsor:
ECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile) and the governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online

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