Trends – The Serbian brain drain


3-400,000 people emigrate to the West from Serbia every year. Around 10% of them are university graduates. More worrying still is that most of these highly educated migrants are engineers and technicians. The political class is weak and does not take great care of the future of young people. The economic damage inflicted on Serbia is therefore two-fold: the educational costs incurred and the negative effect on development. Some estimates put the figures at many billions of dollars. What does the future hold?