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brain gain

Definition(s)

The benefit to a country as a result of the immigration of a highly qualified person.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from the definition of ‘brain drain’ in the EMN Glossary

Translations

  • BG: привличане на мозъци
  • CS: příliv mozků
  • DE: Brain Gain
  • EL: κέρδος εγκεφάλων / προσέλκυση εγκεφάλων
  • EN: brain gain
  • ES: captación de cerebros
  • ET: oskustööjõu sissevool
  • FI: aivotuonti
  • FR: afflux de cerveaux
  • GA: inimirce daoine oilte
  • HU: agyvisszaszívás / tudásnyerés / brain gain
  • IT: acquisizione di cervelli
  • LT: protų pritraukimas
  • LV: kvalificēta darbaspēka pieplūdums
  • MT: Akkwist/Ksib ta’ mħuħ / ta’ nies bi kwalifiki għoljin
  • NL: brain gain
  • PL: no usual translation
  • PT: captação de cérebros
  • RO: atragerea creierelor / brain gain
  • SK: získavanie mozgov
  • SL: pridobitev možganov
  • SV: kompetensinflöde
  • NO: kunnskapsgevinst

Synonym(s)

  • reverse brain drain

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

This can apply to, for example, an EU Member State receiving a highly qualified migrant, as well as a third-country national returning to their country of origin.