Occupation-specific South-North migration

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dc.contributor.author Heuer, Nina de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-10 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:03:23Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-10 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:03:23Z
dc.date.issued 2010 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 322950333 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-47906 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47731
dc.description.abstract This paper presents occupation-specic data on south-north migration around the year 2000 using employment data for developing sending and OECD receiving countries from ILO and OECD. These data reveal that the incidence of south-north migration was highest among professionals, one of the two occupational categories generally requiring tertiary education, and among clerks and legislators, senior officials and managers. At a more disaggregated level, I find that the probability that a professional in the OECD worked as a physical, mathematical and engineering science professional or as a life science and health professional was signicantly larger for south-north migrants compared to OECD natives. It is exactly these occupational categories, characterized by internationally transferable skills, that exhibited signicantly larger brain drain rates than teaching professionals, whose skills are rather country-specic. The employment shares of most types of professionals and technicians and associate professionals, as well as of clerks and corporate managers were signicantly smaller in the migrant-sending countries compared to the receiving countries. The data further suggest a non-negligible "brain waste" due to imperfect transferability of skills acquired through formal education, since south-north migrants with a university degree more often worked in occupational categories requiring less than tertiary education compared to OECD natives. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
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dc.subject.classification Internationale Migration , Braindrain , Humankapital , Qualifikation , Berufliche Fortbildung , Karriere de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other International migration , Brain drain , Human capital , Transferability of skills , Occupational employment structure en
dc.title Occupation-specific South-North migration en
dc.type ResearchPaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 4790 de_DE
utue.opus.portal wiwidisk de_DE
utue.opus.portalzaehlung 328.00000 de_DE
utue.publikation.source Tübinger Diskussionsbeiträge der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät ; 328 de_DE
utue.publikation.reihenname Tübinger Diskussionsbeitrag de_DE
utue.publikation.zsausgabe 328
utue.publikation.erstkatid 2136475-8

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