World Development Report 2021 - Figure B5.1.2, Major wage differentials for ICT professionals create a brain drain, especially in low- and middle-income countries

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The dataset includes IT jobs data as in panels a and b. It has net flow (per 10,000 workers) and mean earnings (US$) across income groups.

Panel a: Net flow of workers with disruptive technology skills

Panel b: Mean nominal monthly earnings of ICT employees

Figure Note: According to LinkedIn dataset classification, “disruptive technology skills” include knowledge and skills in areas of materials science, aerospace engineering, development tools, data science, robotics, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and fintech. ICT = information and communication technology.

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Other
Acronym: 
WDR
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Information and Communication Technologies
Jobs
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Region/Country not specified
Economy Coverage: 
Blend
High Income
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
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Periodicity not specified
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International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT Database, http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/; LinkedIn data (2015–19).

Time Periods: 
March, 2021

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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.

The dataset includes IT jobs data as in panels a and b. It has net flow (per 10,000 workers) and mean earnings (US$) across income groups.

Panel a: Net flow of workers with disruptive technology skills

Panel b: Mean nominal monthly earnings of ICT employees

Figure Note: According to LinkedIn dataset classification, “disruptive technology skills” include knowledge and skills in areas of materials science, aerospace engineering, development tools, data science, robotics, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and fintech. ICT = information and communication technology.

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Acronym: 
WDR
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Time Periods: 
March, 2021
Subtitle: 
Major wage differentials for ICT professionals create a brain drain, especially in low- and middle-income countries
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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.
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International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT Database, http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/; LinkedIn data (2015–19).

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