push factor

push factor

A term of art referring the factors (e.g., low wages; unstable work environment; undersupply of critical tools, gloves, instruments and medication; weak public health systems) that compel a doctor to leave a developing country in favour of a wealthier one, thereby exacerbating the shortages of trained health personnel in less developed countries.
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Earlier, speaking at a session on 'Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Corridors in South Asia', Senator Naveed Qamar of Pakistan People's Party highlighted the lack of push factor in business communities and civil society in South Asian countries to urge their respective governments for eradicating logistic barriers to cross-border trade.
Japan's ageing population constitutes a push factor, he argued, as companies looking to grow increasingly have to expand abroad.
For synthetic rubber (SR), the cost push factor is an important factor in price determination, e.
But while trying to diminish the pull factor, EU leaders have to be realistic about the powerful push factor, driving people to seek a better life.
So while a gradual rise in Fed funds rate in 2015 will be a 'negative' push factor for FII portfolio flows to India, it is unlikely to outweigh a combination of favorable 'pull' factors, notably a strong, stable government, a macro-economy that has bottomed out and begun to recover, relative stability on the external front and domestic investors who are clearly warming towards their own equity market for the first time since FY09.
Better remuneration as the push factor for switching jobs comes as no surprise, Trefor Murphy, Managing Director of Morgan McKinley, a global professional services recruitment consultancy, said.
Gang violence, after all, is a long-standing problem in the region, as is the other major push factor that has historically motivated Central Americans to head north: poverty.
But recently, China's farmers have been experiencing a push factor of staggering scope (see article, p.
A T-test suggests that although 'relaxation and knowledge' was the most important push factor for Chinese tourists in both surveys, in 2012 this factor rated significantly lower than in 2008.
Author of the report Professor Kenneth Gibb said the pull factors that keep people in their homes are outweighing the push factor of the tax.
To a question, Murugessan said Indian votes were returning to the Barisan Nasional party due to the pull and push factor, but acknowledged that it was not like the 2004 scenario.
Food shortages would also be a push factor," she said in a statement.