The Brain Drain: Some Evidence from European Expatriates in the United States
18 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Date Written: September 2004
This paper uses U.S. Census data from 1990 and 2000 to provide evidence on the labor market characteristics of European-born workers living in the US. It is found that there is a positive wage premium associated with these workers, and that the highly skilled are over-represented compared with the source country, more so when one moves up the skill ladder.
Keywords: brain drain, migration, Europe
JEL Classification: J31, J61
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