China is trying to roll out the red carpet to lure top-tier talent, but factors such as a devalued yuan and high housing prices are keeping some away. Illustration: Henry Wong
China is trying to roll out the red carpet to lure top-tier talent, but factors such as a devalued yuan and high housing prices are keeping some away. Illustration: Henry Wong
China jobs

China wants to be a global talent hub, but what if they don’t want to come?

  • Attracting top-tier professionals is critical to China’s economic competitiveness, and a broadening tech war with the US makes Beijing’s mission all the more urgent
  • Despite progress, factors such as lacklustre pay, a utilitarian research environment, and political concerns are impeding China’s ability to attract and retain top-level talent

China is trying to roll out the red carpet to lure top-tier talent, but factors such as a devalued yuan and high housing prices are keeping some away. Illustration: Henry Wong
China is trying to roll out the red carpet to lure top-tier talent, but factors such as a devalued yuan and high housing prices are keeping some away. Illustration: Henry Wong
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