Turning Brain Drain into Brain Gain
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- Turning Brain Drain into Brain Gain
- Reserve Bank
- Kansas City
In this lesson, the concept of "brain drain," or loss of skilled labor from one area to another due to this labor's movement to a more favorable economic environment, is explored with students. After reading a scenario about brain drain in a rural community, students discuss why it might occur and the resulting effects on the economy of the town.
|labor movement, costs/benefits, decision-making, demographics, labor|