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2014-02-06 23:28:06

New Book from SPACEPOL Academic Publishers: Exclusion, apathy and perceived dishonesty (i.e. not red tape and high taxes) are at the centre of what is driving gifted academic entrepreneurs and businesses away from the Nordic countries and much of Europe. SPNW NewsWire, Quebec, QC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Innovators don't thrive in an environment of ethnic exclusion and innovation activities can be fatally hampered by failure on the part of European countries to incubate and support...

2010-01-12 14:41:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Drain (ISBN: 0984196307; 978-0984196302) authored by Charles F. Glassman, M.D., FACP, is a powerful new book that teaches people how to break free of their brains' automatic responses through understanding and controlling their mind/body connections. Brain Drain was patient driven. Five years ago, Dr. Glassman founded the New York Center for Longevity and Wellness - its goal to take a comprehensive approach to medicine and to balance mind/body...

2009-10-05 06:06:00

LONDON, October 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Survey From The IT Job Board Highlights That Offshoring is one of the Factors That Will Have an Impact on Brain Drain More than three quarters (76 percent) of techies believe the UK IT sector will suffer from brain drain, according to the latest piece of research[1] from The IT Job Board, http://www.theitjobboard.co.uk. When asked what factors would have an impact on the 'brain drain', 39 percent stated it would be down to offshoring, 28...

2009-09-21 10:53:27

The U.S. workforce is being hit with a brain drain of educated immigrants who are returning to their homelands, a scholar at Duke University said. For the first time in American history, we are experiencing the brain drain that other countries experienced, said Vivek Wadhwa, who is studying reverse immigration, USA Today reported Monday. Wadhwa said a survey of 1,203 immigrants who returned home to China and India revealed many did so due to increased career opportunities and improved...

2006-06-30 14:36:52

By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE, Jun (Reuters) - Cameroon could lose all of its 3,000 practicing doctors within three years if the government does not act quickly to stem a brain drain in the health sector, the national doctors' association said on Friday. "Between now and 2009 if nothing is done to stop this mass exodus our hospitals will be empty and the government may be forced to undertake a massive recruitment of young doctors," Professor Tetanye Okie, vice president of the ONMC...

2006-06-26 19:55:51

By Brian Rohan PARIS (Reuters) - Despite top grades at law school, two years as an intern and success at the bar exam, Simon Caille faced the prospect only of temporary work and low-paid assistantships as a new lawyer in Paris. Instead, brandishing the English he picked up along the way, Simon landed an internship in New York that paid better than some entry-level salaries in Paris. Soon he had a full-time position as a lawyer for an investment bank. "That's the way it should work...

2006-04-24 09:36:48

By Katie Nguyen NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hundreds of young Africans crammed into rickety fishing boats, destitute and half-dead from hunger and illness, wash up onto European shores. Many others are found dead on the beaches. These images of desperate Africans trying to reach a "promised land" in the rich West make headlines. But thousands of others are quietly being welcomed through the front door. It is estimated that some 20,000 skilled professionals are leaving the continent every...

2006-03-21 08:30:00

By Patricia Reaney LONDON -- Increasing nurses' pay in Britain and ensuring the supply of U.S. doctors meets demand could stem the brain drain of healthcare workers from poor countries to rich ones, researchers said on Tuesday. The exodus of doctors and nurses seeking better pay has caused a crisis in low-income nations, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where HIV/AIDS has put an added burden on already limited resources. Market conditions and aging populations are partly responsible but Dr...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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