Germany gains from Spain's brain drain

Highly skilled workers from recession-hit economies are being targeted by the German government.

    Besides budget cuts and "austerity measures", another concern for poorer European nations is the departure of their citizens for countries with healthier economies.

    The German government has been actively recruiting engineers and other highly skilled workers from recession-hit states such as Spain.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports on one such recruitment programme from Donaeuschingen in south-western Germany.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know

    North Korea's nuclear weapons