The Welfare State in Competition for Global Talent: From National Protectionism to Regional Connectivity - the Case of Finland. Foreign ICT and Bioscience Experts in Finland

The Welfare State in Competition for Global Talent: From National Protectionism to Regional Connectivity - the Case of Finland. Foreign ICT and Bioscience Experts in Finland

by Mika Raunio, Annika Forsander

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631597255
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 10/22/2009
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Authors: Mika Raunio (lic.Sc) currently works in the Unit for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI/YTI) and in the Research Center for Migration, Trans-nationalism and Development (DeMi/Education) at the University of Tampere (Finland).
Annika Forsander (Ph.D) is director of immigration affairs of the city of Helsinki. She has been working as a researcher and acting professor in the field of immigration at the University of Helsinki.

Table of Contents

Contents: Global economy – Migration of highly skilled labour – Welfare state – Competitiveness – Regional development – Human oriented innovation environment – Global field of choices for experts – Immigration policy – Innovation policy – Brain circulation.

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