brain gain


brain gain
n.
An increase in the number of highly skilled intellectual and technical workers due to those workers relocating from a less favorable environment (cf. brain drain)
Example Citation:
"Another example of Canada's 'brain drain' to the south? Just the opposite. Mr. Kaplan is an American who came the other way — part of this country's often-overlooked 'brain gain.' "
— Jennifer Lewington, "Is Canada really losing its brains?," The Globe and Mail
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  • Brain Gain — Als Braingain (Schreibweise im Deutschen auch Brain Gain, englisch brain gain, wörtlich Gehirn Gewinn im Sinne von erwirtschafteten Gewinnen durch die Zuwanderung der Intelligenz eines Volkes) bezeichnet man im Gegensatz zu einem Braindrain die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brain gain — Fuite des cerveaux La fuite des cerveaux (ou brain drain) désigne les flux migratoires des scientifiques et des chercheurs s installant à l étranger pour trouver de meilleures conditions de travail ou de rémunérations. Sommaire 1 Pays les moins… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • brain gain — an increase in the number of highly trained, foreign born professionals entering a country to live and work where greater opportunities are offered. [1965 70; modeled on BRAIN DRAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • brain gain — an increase in the number of highly trained, foreign born professionals entering a country to live and work where greater opportunities are offered. [1965 70; modeled on BRAIN DRAIN] …   Useful english dictionary

  • brain gain — noun An increase in the number of skilled workers in a country as a result of immigration …   Wiktionary

  • Brain Circulation — is a concept that is posited as a counter factual to the idea of Brain Drain. The concept of Brain Drain gained popularity as skilled labour from certain countries emigrated to other countries in search of better opportunties. In India for… …   Wikipedia

  • Brain drain — A brain drain or human capital flight is a large emigration of individuals with technical skills or knowledge, normally due to conflict, lack of opportunity, political instability, or health risks. A brain drain is usually regarded as an economic …   Wikipedia

  • brain on a stick — n. An intelligent person who lacks emotion or social skills. Also: brain on a stick. adj. Example Citations: If the bar has been lifted slightly in the past 10 years it is partly to do with the difficulties and demands of modern business.… …   New words

  • brain waste — n. Immigrants who were skilled professionals in their home countries but have been forced to take unskilled jobs in their new country. Example Citations: Once in Canada, many skilled immigrants, particularly those with Indian, Caribbean, Chinese… …   New words

  • Brain-Drain — Als (einen) Braindrain (Schreibweise im Deutschen auch Brain Drain, englisch brain drain, wörtlich Gehirn Abfluss im Sinne von Abwanderung der Intelligenz eines Volkes) bezeichnet man im Gegensatz zu einem Braingain die volkswirtschaftlichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia