Brazil loses talent to other countries due to lower science and technology investments

The phenomenon known as "brain drain" has a direct impact on the economy and the future of the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the ranking of countries that most retain qualified professionals, Brazil plummeted 25 positions between 2019 and 2020: from 45th to 70th.

Science and technology was among the areas that suffered the most from a drop in investments in Brazil. This led researchers to leave the country. It is the so-called "brain drain."

Part of the elite of Brazilian science can be found at international airport lobbies, with one-way tickets. In the past 2 years, the country has gained ground in the "export" of qualified professionals, a transaction in which Brazil is the only . . .

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