Brain Drain


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Brain Drain

A situation in which the smartest, best educated people in a society or country leave for elsewhere. For example, brain drain may occur if the best doctors in a country leave to work abroad. Brain drain can occur for any number of reasons. Common examples, however, include political instability, better career opportunities or simply higher salaries. Brain drain is a problem in many developing countries.
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The Arab world has long suffered from the brain drain phenomenon which has deprived the region from qualified individuals, dramatically hampering development efforts across its countries, said Janine Al Tal, Director of Knowledge and Education, Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
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Sheridan dismissed claims the new tax would spark a brain drain of key workers.
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Midland universities could suffer a brain drain with academics fleeing the country to find better paid jobs, unions have warned.