Stepping Out of the Brain Drain: Applying Catholic Social Teaching in a New Era of Migration


Michele R. Pistone and John J. Hoeffner

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 260 pages

File size: 470 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Catholic social teaching’s traditional opposition to ‘brain drain’ migration from developing to developed countries is due for a reassessment. Stepping Out of the Brain Drain provides exactly this, as it demonstrates that both the economic and the ethical rationales for the teaching’s opposition to ‘brain drain’ have been undermined in recent years, and shows how the adoption of a less critical policy could provide enhanced opportunities for poor countries to accelerate their economic development.