Slovenia - Brain drain puts productivity growth under pressure - January 31, 2019

According to a bulletin publishes by the central bank, the productivity growth of the country is under pressure because many medium and high skilled workers continue to leave the country in order to find employment elsewhere. The country’s economy is therefore increasingly depending on migrant workers. The foreign worker population is, however, less educated than the domestic population. Experts warn that if this brain drain will continue the country’s productivity growth could become too low to keep up with most developed countries.

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