What will it take to reverse the Greek 'brain drain'?
One of the more worrying outcomes of Greece’s financial crisis and prolonged recession is the so-called “brain drain”, a wave of emigration by educated young professionals which many fear will severely limit the country’s growth prospects for years to come.
Business leaders set out steps to attract skilled Greeks as govt offers wage subsidiesSociety
The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) has released a report on what steps need to be taken to reverse Greece’s so-called ‘brain drain’.
Parliamentary report highlights demographics challenge and urges immediate actionSociety
Greece’s problematic demographic makeup has once again emerged as a dominant story in the Greek press as concern grows over how falling fertility rates will shape the country’s economic and social future.
Proportion of Greeks willing to emigrate for work triples in two yearsSociety
A survey by Adecco has revealed that as many as one in three Greeks are looking for job opportunities abroad, up from one in 10 two years ago.
Survey shows 42 pct of Greek expats unlikely to returnSociety
New research by ICAP People Solutions has shed light on why young Greeks have left the country in droves since the crisis began.
Study weighs up extent of Greek emigration during crisisSociety
Over 427,000 Greeks aged 15 to 65 emigrated since the start of the Greek crisis in 2008, with the annual exodus trebling to 100,000 in 2013 alone, a new study from the central Bank of Greece claims.
High school pupils see answers to crisis in protest and emigrationSociety
Less than one percent of young Greeks believe that voting is a way to make their voice heard, according to a new survey that also suggests teenagers are feeling increasingly ignored by decision makers.