The Southern Technology Council conducted a national study to compare states on their performance in retaining their own recent science and engineering graduates and/or attracting similar graduates from states elsewhere in the country. "How is Maine doing?" they ask. In a word, poorly.
Article by Jeanne Huang Li for the Alaska Journal of Commerce, October 2002 .
A new analysis of the location and migration patterns of younger and older workers, especially those with college degrees, counters some commonly held notions about "brain drain." From the Brookings Institute.