Brains on the Move

Jens Kring, Maija Bertule, Qillaq Nielsen, Lasse Degn & Lærke Smith

Student thesis: Termpaper


The main subject of the project is the migration of the highly skilled individuals from developing countries to more advanced economies, in the text referred to as brain drain. As it is mostly considered to be a negative phenomenon, the analysis will investigate characteristics of the brain drain, and the possibility of reversing the brain drain by encouraging the professionals to return to their source country.

EducationsBasic - International Bachelor Study Program in Social Sciences, (Bachelor Programme) Basic
Publication date21 Jan 2007
SupervisorsJørgen Ole Bærenholdt


  • Brain circulation
  • Brain gain
  • international migration
  • Brain Drain
  • Brain overflow