First Mondays: October Policy Salon

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Topic: Brain Drain or Brain Gain? The Economic Development Cost of a 'Lost Generation' and the Impact on Destination Countries

Suggested readings:

1) Hope: The Greatest Weapon Against the Dogs of War in Syria
Addresses missed education years and fleeing populations of skilled workers/professionals
 
2) Brain Drain and Fragile States 
Includes practical policy options and discussion of Brain Drain vs. Brain Gain
 
3) Reverse Brain Drain: Economic Shifts Lure Migrants Home
Discusses human capital flows from developed to developing markets