China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA
China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA
China economy

China must boost education quality ‘to avoid middle income trap’, rising inequality

  • China has made progress in boosting enrolments to high schools and universities, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind
  • If China wants to avoid the ‘middle income trap’, where growth stagnates and incomes stall, it will need to improve its education system, experts say

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China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA
China has successfully boosted enrolments to high schools and universities over the past two decades, but a significant portion of its rural population lags behind. Photo: DPA
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