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China wants fewer College Grads, more skilled workers. Sound Familiar?

Zone(s): China ¦ Sector(s): Employment

[24 June 2014, BusinessWeek] By Dexter Roberts:  The U.S. and China differ in many ways. But when it comes to education, there’s one striking similarity. In both countries a mismatch exists between what young people learn and the skills employers need. Just as in the U.S., China’s university graduates—some 7 million each year—are struggling to find jobs.