At The New York Times, Chris Horton and Austin Ramzy write that “Taiwan now draws the sorts...
Jan 6, 2010
The New York Times reports on Chinese scientists who have made successful careers for themselves in the U.S. but choose to return to China after receiving generous incentive packages from the government: Determined to reverse...
Nov 19, 2009
China is experiencing some reverse brain drain, by attracting Chinese scientists and mathematicians in the U.S. back to the mainland. From Business Week: Accomplished physicists, biologists, and mathematicians—who might produce...
May 1, 2009
Peter N. Spotts of the Christian Science Monitor reports on why some expatriate scientists and engineers are feeling drawn to return to China: China has hung a “Help Wanted” sign for scientists and engineers, dangling big-bucks...
Jun 14, 2007
Asia Times looks at the “brain drain” as China loses some of its brightest talents overseas: A recent study by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), the nation’s top think-tank, shows that China is losing more first-rate minds to the West than any other country in the world. The phenomenon amounts to a new […]
Feb 21, 2007
From BBC News: A report by the Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing suggests that China suffers from the world’s most severe brain drain. About two-thirds of Chinese who have studied abroad since the 1980s have chosen not to go back home, according to state media. Here, four of those who left their homes to […]
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