Prof Richard Wong says although the average years of schooling in the population has improved as a result of the expansion of education, this has not increased enough to improve productivity and make up for the decline in numbers of those aged 25-44. Photo: Nota Tam
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The View by Richard Wong

Blame 25-44 year olds for slowing of Hong Kong’s GDP since handover

Hong Kong hit with slower economic growth and increased economic inequality since 1997 compared to the previous twenty years

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Prof Richard Wong says although the average years of schooling in the population has improved as a result of the expansion of education, this has not increased enough to improve productivity and make up for the decline in numbers of those aged 25-44. Photo: Nota Tam
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