EU Austerity And The Brain Drain From The South

The austerity measures taken in response to the financial crisis beginning in 2008 are helping to dismantle several university teaching and research systems in southern European countries, even to the point of compromising the future of new generations of researchers with adverse effects for decades to come. What is happening in countries such as Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy or Cyprus is similar to what took place in the countries of central and eastern Europe in the 1990s: a progressive emptying of skills and of technical and scientific infrastructures.

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