NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Choice of Country by the Foreign Born for PhD and Postdoctoral Study: A Sixteen-Country Perspective

Paula Stephan, Chiara Franzoni, Giuseppe Scellato

NBER Working Paper No. 18809
Issued in February 2013

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We have benefited from comments made by participants at the High Skill Immigration Workshop held October 25, 2012 at the NBER as well as from comments by Bill Amis, Annamaria Conti and Carolin Häussler. We thank Cathee Phillips of the National Postdoc Organization for providing data. The authors acknowledge support from Regione Piemonte for the GlobSci project and from the IPE Program, National Bureau of Economic Research. Stephan acknowledges support from the European Commission (FP7) Project "An Observatorium for Science in Society Based in Social Models - SISOB" Contract no. FP7 266588 and Collegio Carlo Alberto Project "Researcher Mobility and Scientific Performance." The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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