StatusThe thesis was presented on the 30 January, 2020
Approved by NCAA on the 28 February, 2020
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Specialization: 521.02. World Economy; International Economic Relations The structure of the thesis: The thesis consists an introduction, four major chapters with conclusions and recommendations. The chapters include 27 tables, 22 graphs, 1 map, and 2 schematic diagrams. Includes a list of 213 bibliographical sources, 21 annexes and 151 pages of main text. On the theme of the thesis had been published 17 academic articles in Europe, Israel, and Asia.
The Fields of research: The research deals with an economic issue concerning the inbound and outbound of academic mobility in higher education in Israel, and the trends of brain drain, immigration and educational tourism. The purpose of the current research: is to examine the academic mobility of Israeli higher education students, and, at the same time, minimizing the brain drain trend from Israel.
The scientific challenge of this research lies in the fact that it is trying to find a theoretical model based on systematic data analysis for prediction the mobility of students in higher education. In addition, there is a national challenge to the point of minimizing the phenomenon of brain drain.
The scientific novelty of the research is a comprehensive approach that addresses the issue of academic international mobility of students in higher education in Israel. An analysis of the situation in the international academic mobility system of students in higher education in Israel has been made. Important scientific problem. The author presents data on the growing demand for systematic brain drain from Israel abroad, through an international academic mobility system for students of higher education. In order to overcome the threat of Israel's brain drain abroad, innovation is presented to the proposal of a national mechanism for international academic mobility of foreign students to higher education, and minimizes brain drain. The author seeks to develop and properly implement the program.
Theoretical significance and value of the thesis. Value of the thesis is to obtain theoretical and empirical knowledge about the issue of academic mobility, the brain drain. The research, proposals and conclusions made can be used by some state institutions such as the Ministry of Education, CHE, municipalities, academic institutes, and economic units in the country. The practical significance of the research lies in the analysis of a theoretical-economic model that enables future forecasting, based on formula values, systematic data analysis, and thus provides a work plan for renewing the mechanism, ideas and arguments by the academic authorities in Israel. The results of this study enable us to identify the trends in a precise set of reasons for their existence for the adoption of beneficial financial decisions.
Implementation of scientific results. The results can reflect in the government ministries which directly involved in academic mobility of students. A few of the professors from one of the biggest universities in Israel, that rated the importance of the contributions of the author's recommendations. In addition, this research will be presented to the education ministry, and Ort college for Implementation.