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The gift of global talent how migration shapes business, economy & society by William R. Kerr

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Foreign workers,
  • Skilled labor,
  • Government policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-220) and index.

StatementWilliam R. Kerr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV6471 .K47 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 237 pages
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26974392M
ISBN 101503605027
ISBN 109781503605022
LC Control Number2018009497
OCLC/WorldCa1021229878

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The United States has been the steward of a global gift, and this book explains the huge leadership decision it now faces and how it can become even more competitive for attracting tomorrow's talent. The book is published by Stanford University Press. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks. "The book is an invaluable resource.". The Gift of Global Talent deftly transports readers from joyous celebrations at the Nobel Prize ceremony to angry airport protests against the Trump administration's travel ban. It explores why talented migration drives the knowledge economy, describes how universities and firms govern skilled admissions, explains the controversies of the H-1B visa used by firms like Google and Apple, and discusses the economic inequalities and superstar firms that global talent Brand: Stanford University Press. The Gift of Global Talent deftly transports readers from joyous celebrations at the Nobel Prize ceremony to angry airport protests against the Trump administration's travel ban. It explores why talented migration drives the knowledge economy, describes how universities and firms govern skilled admissions, explains the controversies of the H-1B visa used by firms like Google and Apple, and discusses the economic inequalities and superstar firms that global talent . Global talent primarily has an impact on American innovation, not by quality differences to the average native working in the field, but through the enormous quantity of STEM talent that inflow provides. Global talent has altered the geography of U.S. innovation, as skilled migrants disproportionately favor some cities because of precedents set by past immigration waves and business factors.

  (). The gift of global talent: How migration shapes business, economy & society. Regional Studies: Vol. 53, No. 11, pp. Author: Klaus Nowotny. The gift of global talent: Why talented people are the world’s most precious resource. Professor Bill Kerr talks with co-host Professor Joe Fuller about his new book on global talent. Talent, Bill argues, is the world’s most precious resource. Professor Bill Kerr talks with co-host Professor Joe Fuller .   The lecture is delivered by Harvard's William Kerr, who published The Gift of Global Talent earlier this year. The lecture expands on his hypothesis in the book . William Kerr’s most popular book is The Gift of Global Talent: How Migration Shapes Business, Ec William Kerr has 38 books on Goodreads with ratings. Home.

  The gift of global talent: Why talented people are the world’s most precious resource Professor Bill Kerr talks with cohost Professor Joe Fuller about his new book on global talent. The Gift of Global Talent: How Migration Shapes Business, Economy & Society. Abstract. The global race for talent is on, with countries and businesses competing for the best and brightest. Foreign talent has transformed U.S. science and engineering, reshaped the economy, and influenced society at large. The Gift of Global Talent: Innovation Policy and the Economy. High-skilled workers in today’s knowledge-based economy are arguably the most important resource to the success of businesses, regions, and industries. This chapter pulls from Kerr’s book The Gift of Global Talent to examine the migration dynamics of high-skilled individuals. The Gift of Global Talent: Innovation Policy and the Economy. William R. Kerr. Talent is the most precious resource for today’s knowledge-based economy, and a significant share of the U.S. skilled workforce in technology fields is foreign : William R Kerr.