Job seekers fill in forms at a job fair at Kai Tak Shopping Centre in Lam Tin in September 2018. More universities means more graduates seeking jobs but what happens when there aren’t enough jobs to go around? Photo: Nora Tam
Michael Heng
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Michael Heng

To tackle unemployment among graduates and youth anger, invest in innovation and education

  • Rather than leaving it to the private sector, governments should step in with creative, long-term investments in education, infrastructure and environmental protection, boost innovation and research, and be unafraid to embark on deficit spending to do this

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Job seekers fill in forms at a job fair at Kai Tak Shopping Centre in Lam Tin in September 2018. More universities means more graduates seeking jobs but what happens when there aren’t enough jobs to go around? Photo: Nora Tam
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