brain-drain

Brain drain is an old problem for Pennsylvania | The Numbers Racket

BY: - May 7, 2019

Brain drain refers to educated people in their 20s and 30s leaving their home state to find greener pastures elsewhere.

How Pennsylvania is trying to keep younger workers in the state

BY: , and - March 21, 2019

Pennsylvania is getting grayer by the day. This week on the Capital-Star, we’re exploring why young people are staying and leaving the commonwealth — and what the state can do to keep them. Have a story to tell? Email us. Pennsylvania is getting older. Between 2017 and 2025, the number of working-age Pennsylvanians (those between 20 […]

Pittsburgh is often portrayed as ground zero for Pennsylvania's population loss.

Don’t fear the brain drain: Why some economists aren’t worried about Pennsylvania’s youth loss

BY: - March 19, 2019

Pennsylvania is getting grayer by the day. This week on the Capital-Star, we’re exploring why young people are staying and leaving the commonwealth — and what the state can do to keep them. Have a story to tell? Email us. In the 1990s, a business development group in Pittsburgh issued a casting call for a character […]

COMMENTARY

Brain Boost: Here’s how Pa. can attract and retain young talent | Opinion

BY: - March 19, 2019

Institutions individually, and legislators collectively, must continually work to keep the costs of public and private education affordable in Pennsylvania.

Family, cost, and community: What keeps young people in Pennsylvania

BY: - March 18, 2019

On a whole, the state’s population is graying.

COMMENTARY

When we end the brain drain, we become the Keystone State again | Opinion

BY: - March 18, 2019

It's time for Pennsylvania to think big -- and to make some bold moves.