Chinese students look for jobs as unemployment rises

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

As China's economy slows, unemployment grows and authorities worry this could mean social unrest. As next year marks the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising, the goverment says that finding jobs for university students is a top priority. Dr. Kerry Brown, a senior fellow in Asia research at Chatham House, joins The Takeaway to discuss the issues.
"If you've got workers and students coming together, that's pretty much a nightmare scenario."
— Dr. Kerry Brown on the potential for social unrest in China

Guests:

Dr. Kerry Brown

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