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More Brain Drain? Greek Traffic to a U.K. Jobs Site Has Surged

The spike came right as the government imposed capital controls
A customer offers a 20 euro note in payment for goods purchased inside a one euro store in Athens, Greece.
Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis

For down and out Greeks, the U.K. is the promised land with jobs aplenty. 

Greece was already suffering from a bad case of brain drain but recent debacles, which ushered in capital controls and almost got the country ejected from the euro, have turbocharged the pace of human capital flight. Direction of travel: west across mainland Europe and the English Channel.