Great piece - I found the commentary around returning migration to be of particular interest. I agree with the sentiment that this can be a highly effective mechanism to catalyse learning by doing. However, I would be interested in the net value of highly-skilled (or potentially skilled) individuals migrating to pursue education opportunities. Of the handful of individuals who return, there are undoubtedly a large portion (I wouldn't be surprised if is were a large majority) who do not return which could lead to a significant outflow of talent and economic growth potential.

If this hypothesis is fair, how do we view policy prescriptions around migration for education opportunities more holistically, as I think there can be a risk of only focusing on those who may return.

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