Determinants of Human Capital Theory, Growth and Brain Drain: An Econometric Analysis for 77 Countries

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Bildirici M. E., Orcan M., Sunal S., Aykac E.

Applied Econometrics and International Development, vol.5, no.2, pp.23-26, 2005 (Scopus)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: Applied Econometrics and International Development
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, EconLit
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-26
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The study aims to analyse the relation between human capital, growth and brain drain in 77 countries. These variables are also affected by numerous other variables. This study researches human capital, growth, migration, their determinant variables and the interlink ages between them. Models constructed for these purposes are tested by panel data analysis for the period 1990 – 2001.