The key drivers of international mobility are professional but vary by career stage
Professional opportunities encourage mobility:
- Research environment
Professional motivations are more important than personal drivers in mobility of researchers overall
Early career researchers are driven by opportunities to advance their career and develop their skills
Personal factors are more important to more senior researchers alongside research autonomy and research culture
Adapted from International mobility of researchers: A review of the literature by Susan Guthrie, Catherine Lichten, Jennie Corbett and Steven Wooding, RR-1991/1-RS, 2017, available https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR1991.html.
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