Unemployed in Canada, millionaires in Brazil

Current yahoo.ca headlines reads:

Where to move to get rich

This country is churning out the world’s wealthiest people at an unprecedented rate.» Where?

I didn’t have to think half a second to guess, correctly: home! And home it is. 

After writing about the gloomy prospects for PhD’s in Canada, this really makes me think: gosh, it is sooo the right time to go back to Brazil…

For full yahoo story, check:

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/080723/world/international_brazil_economy_rich_dc_1

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2 responses to “Unemployed in Canada, millionaires in Brazil

  1. And what are the prospects for Canadian PhDs who would like to immigrate to Brazil? Does Brazil make it as difficult for Canadians as we do for Brazilians?

  2. Good question, Craig! I don’t actually know. I know that universities always like to boast about having foreign professors in their staff. But then again, Canadian universities are also proud to boast of having foreign students enrolled, so that point it in itself does not mean that immigrating is easier.

    Besides, Canadian immigration officers are actually quite friendly . I mean, the process is difficult because it always is difficult. But as far as bureaucrats go, the Canadians are exceptionally friendly. I wish I could say the same about Brazilians… And if you want to know one of the reasons why I can’t, check: https://estersblog.wordpress.com/2007/07/12/social-security/

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