From “brain drain” to “brain gain”. Where does Romania stand? Cover Image

From “brain drain” to “brain gain”. Where does Romania stand?
From “brain drain” to “brain gain”. Where does Romania stand?

Author(s): Cristina Ilie Goga, Vasile Ilie
Subject(s): Education, Evaluation research, Migration Studies, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Editura Universitaria Craiova
Keywords: brain drain; brain gain; OECD and UE countries; Romania; statistical data; sociological research;

Summary/Abstract: The article starts from the definition of "brain gain" and "brain drain" and the effects of this transfer of highly qualified human resources from less prosperous countries, to the more developed countries. Afterwards, it is presented the current "brain drain-brain gain" phenomenon, aiming at highlighting the highly skilled migration flows and statistical data from the OECD and European Union member states. The last part of the article highlights the situation in Romania, showing the evolution and consequences of the "brain drain" by using the inquiry investigation technique, based on the questionnaire, applied to 250 of inhabitants of Craiova, thus aiming to analyse the perception on the brain drain phenomenon.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 54
  • Page Range: 90-103
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English