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Investigating Factors Influencing Brain Drain of Citizens of Azad Kashmir Pakistan

Wajahat Ali Ghulam, Waqas Ali*, Shujahat Ali, Muhammad Masood Khan, Raja Nasir Ali Khan and Muhammad Farooq ()
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Wajahat Ali Ghulam: University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Waqas Ali*: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
Shujahat Ali: Mirpur University of Science and Technology
Muhammad Masood Khan: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
Raja Nasir Ali Khan: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia

The Journal of Social Sciences Research, 2019, vol. 5, issue 3, 782-788

Abstract: The primary purpose of the paper to analyze the impact of Human Capital Migration on the social sector of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Population of the study was the above matriculation (10th grade) migrants shifted from Pakistan to abroad. A sample of 300 people was request to fill the questionnaire out of which data collected from the 225 participants. To strengthen the study, we utilized both primary as well as secondary sources for data collection. Regression and correlation statistics utilized to identify the association between the predictor and outcome variables. Conclusively, there are numerous root causes of the Educated Human Capital Migration from the Mirpur Division Azad Jammu & Kashmir. This study finds that the Economic Factor, Social Factor, Job Opportunity Factor, Political Factor, Education System Factor, Pure Science Factor, Technological Factor has a significant impact on the phenomenon of Brain Drain. In the long run the migration of Educated Human Capital destructs the institution as well as the region. Study is benificial for the policy makers of Azad Jummu and Kashmir to attract the skilled migrants back to their orgin. The acamdicians can further study thus topic to explore the Brain Drain at demographic level.

Keywords: Human capital migration; Educated human capital; Brain drain; Brain gain. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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