The number of university graduates in the working age population rose to 1.03 million in 2011 from 87,000 in 1976. Photo: Sam Tsang
The number of university graduates in the working age population rose to 1.03 million in 2011 from 87,000 in 1976. Photo: Sam Tsang
Richard Wong
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Wong

Hong Kong not overeducated as tight labour market rules

A tight labour market, not overeducation, is to blame for the poor job opportunities and stagnant wages for young graduates

The number of university graduates in the working age population rose to 1.03 million in 2011 from 87,000 in 1976. Photo: Sam Tsang
The number of university graduates in the working age population rose to 1.03 million in 2011 from 87,000 in 1976. Photo: Sam Tsang
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