Unemployment, cronyism and corruption fuel Greek brain drain

Society Tags: Corruption, Unemployment
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

Unemployment, cronyism and corruption are the main reasons pushing Greece’s educated youth to seek work abroad, according to research recently conducted by the business services ICAP Group.

Based on a survey of 1,325 Greeks working in 56 countries, the report sought to look at the reasons for behind the steep increase in emigration in the past five years, when 200,000 young people are estimated to have left. Just over three in five respond...

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