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International migration, knowledge diffusion and innovation capacities in the Indian pharmaceutical industry
New Technology, Work and Employment (Special Issue: 'Building the Science and Innovation Base') 24 (3) 260-276
November 2009 (First published online October 2009)
Evidence suggests that a 'reverse brain drain' of engineers and scientists trained in the USA or Europe can accelerate technological upgrading in knowledge-based firms in emerging countries. This study, through case studies of four innovative Indian pharmaceutical firms, considers Human Resource Management strategies adopted by firms in a developing country to attract and retain their scientific workforce.