Policy Brief: Reverse Brain Drain?
Ever since China opened up to international trade, it has shaken up European labor markets one way or another, usually to the detriment of the low-skilled segment. Now, as it gains in sophistication and technological prowess, it may start to affect the high-skilled segment as well—and to a greater degree than the low-end one, by tapping European high-skilled workers. But given that such workers nowadays can offer their services remotely, without having to migrate to China, the effect of this novel sort of brain drain may not be negative at all. Check out our policy brief on the topic.