The prosperity of nations is increasingly dependent on their ability to attract talented and skilled individuals from abroad. Countries compete for this pool by implementing benign migration policies, which for the first time the OECD has ranked in an index.
Switzerland and Australia lead in attractiveness, appearing in the top six in three talent categories of migrants featured in the OECD Indicators of Talent Attractiveness
Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, Canada and Ireland are ranked as the most attractive OECD countries for workers with postgraduate degrees. They have the edge in offering favourable labour market conditions and an excellent environment for highly skilled workers in general.