Talent migration is an emergent research topic, as many countries turn to high-skilled talent for economic development while globalization has opened up immense opportunities for skilled individuals to work and live as expatriates. Such migration, however, poses issues of economic competition, cross-cultural adjustments and social integration. This conference is a first step towards initiating research on this new area of study, exploring the economic, social, cultural and socio-psychological issues of global talent migration in Asia along three themes: the attraction of places and policies; socio-psychological dimensions of talent management, and cultural politics of everyday encounters
Asia Research Institute
Lai Ah Eng
Leong Chan Hoong
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