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May 2004

Alaska’s ‘brain drain’: myth or reality?

Jeff Hadland

A variety of administrative data are used to determine if the long-term education, employment, and outmigration patterns of Alaska's youth are draining Alaska's labor force, causing 'brain drain'.

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