Brain Circulation in Mexico: The Debate Remains

Jessica Arroyo-DeAnda, Nicté Castañeda-Camey
2016 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
This paper identifies the current state of knowledge in the matter of brain exchange/ circulation from an international standpoint in reference to the Mexican context. This article describes and discusses the rationale behind the benefits and limitations of the brain circulation framework. As a conclusion, it was established that the relationship that prevails in the Mexican case is not one of a brain exchange/circulation in which "everyone wins", even though there are success stories that are
more » ... s stories that are isolated, and therefore the bindings between the high skilled Mexican diaspora do not guarantee benefits towards the development of Mexico. Indeed, brain circulation would not be possible without a deep comprehension of the phenomenon; it is paramount to understand that brain circulation is inserted into the local knowledge production process as well as into the hosting innovation ecosystem; therefore, it should be analyzed as a complex system.
doi:10.4236/jss.2016.410008 fatcat:ah6shqatszevjlsieje7uzneo4