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|Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets
Bryan Christiansen, Muslum Basilgan.
Game Theory has provided an extremely useful tool in enabling economists to venture into unknown areas. Its concepts of conflict and cooperation apply whenever the actions of several agents are interdependent; providing language to formulate as well as to structure, analyze, and understand strategic...
Economic Models of Migration of Skilled Labor and Preliminary Empirical Evidence
Nada Zouag, Ahmed Driouchi, Cristina Boboc.
This chapter introduces the major trends that have affected the perception of the migrations of skilled labor. Different models are introduced to capture the impacts of the decisions of skilled emigrants. The last and the more up to date models are the ones related to the new economics of skilled labor...
Understanding the Migration of Medical Doctors in the Context of Europe
Antonio Rodríguez Andrés.
The objective of this chapter is to analyze the mobility of health professionals, in particular medical doctors within the context of the European Union (EU) to address some major policies and strategies to immigration. This chapter provides the major characteristics of the health systems in relation...
Migration of Medical Doctors, Health, Medical Education, and Employment in Eastern and Central Europe
Cristina Boboc, Emilia Titan.
This chapter is mainly descriptive and deals with current issues including economic and legal matters besides the prevailing wages and other benefits for medical doctors by country. The focus is on ECE countries, members of EU: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland...
A Descriptive Overview of the Emigration of Medical Doctors from MENA to EU
This chapter focuses on a descriptive analysis of physician’s migrants from MENA to the European Union (EU). It assesses the determinants of this migration with its effects on sending and receiving economies. The relationship of the migration of medical doctors to health, medical education, and...
The Theoretical Model of the New Economics of Migration of Medical Doctors
Cristina Boboc, Nada Zouag, Ahmed Driouchi.
The focus of this chapter is on the selection of the theoretical model to be used to capture the main features related to the migration decisions of medical doctors in the selected groups of countries (ECE, MENA, and EU). The selected model is consequently submitted to empirical tests, and this is...
The New Economics of Skilled Labor Migration: The Case of Medical Doctors in MENA
Molk Kadiri, Nada Zouag.
This is a contribution to the new economics of skilled labor emigration that focuses on the mobility of medical doctors from Middle East and North African countries. The theoretical model under risk neutrality and aversion as suggested in chapter 9 is applied. The findings show that the relative...
Trends and Prospects of the Moroccan Health System: 2010-2030
Nada Zouag, Ahmed Driouchi.
This chapter looks at the current situation of health deficits and shortages in Morocco with a focus on the role of medical education. The trends and prospects in health care, medical staffing, and medical education are analyzed. The attained results from both trend description and simulations of...
Perception by Moroccan Physicians of Factors Affecting their Migration Decisions
The variety of factors affecting migration decisions of medical doctors are confronted with the opinions of medical doctors operating in Morocco. The major objective of this exercise is to see how individual and environmental factors are perceived by each medical doctor who has selected to stay or to...
Medical Knowledge, North-South Cooperation, and Mobility of Medical Doctors
This chapter introduces the overall context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the on-going cooperative frameworks and the triple helix approach with the support of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). These are devoted to accelerate the implementation of further collaboration...
Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World
The Arab world is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In order to keep up with the ever-progressing and expanding developments, advancements must be made with the current systems process and procedures.
Knowledge-Based Economic Policy Development in the Arab World focuses on knowledge...
Decision-Making in Economics: Critical Lessons from Neurobiology
Renato Alas Martins, Kuldeep Kumar, Avik Mukherjee, Munirul H. Nabin, Sukanto Bhattacharya.
In this chapter, the authors consider some of the issues regarding the rational choice decision framework in neoclassical economics and how it can particularly be found wanting in the absence of due consideration for some of the underlying critical neurobiological factors which govern decision making....
Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa
Lloyd G. Adu Amoah.
In a world that is essentially digitizing, some have argued that the idea of the knowledge society holds the greatest promise for Africa’s rapid socio-economic transformation.
Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa aims to catalyze thinking and provide relevant...
Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America
Investment in Latin America is continuously developing in complex patterns due to the region’s increasing role in the global economy.
Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America helps readers to better understand the importance of Latin America in today’s global economy. The book...