Brain Drain, R&D-Cost Differentials and the Innovation Gap

Abstract This paper aims at explaining why countries with comparable levels of education still experience notable differences in terms of R&D and innovation. High-skilled migration, ultimately linked to differences in R&D costs, might be responsible for the persistence of such a gap. In fact...

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Volume: 74
Main Author: Mariani, Fabio
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: De Boeck Université 2008
published in: Recherches économiques de Louvain Vol. 74; no. 3; pp. 251 - 272
Data of publication: 2008
Series: Recherches économiques de Louvain
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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