Brain drain in China’s rust belt exacerbated by economic decline as talent competition heats up

//Brain drain in China’s rust belt exacerbated by economic decline as talent competition heats up

Brain drain in China’s rust belt exacerbated by economic decline as talent competition heats up

In 1996 not long after graduating from a vocational school with some computer skills Liu Qingfeng left Liaoyuan, a once coal-rich town in northeastern Chinese province of Jilin. It was a period of massive lay-offs in state-owned enterprises that were enduring brutal government-mandated reforms.Over the next two decades, Liu travelled between Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing, taking jobs in hospitals, investing in an electric vehicle rental business and setting up his own online marketing firm in…

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