📊 EV’s Charts of the Week #101
Crisis in China; diversity & innovation; alt proteins.
Hi, I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accelerating technologies. Every Wednesday, I do this in Charts of the Week.
CHART OF THE WEEK
20% of 16-24 year-olds in China were unemployed in July of this year, which is 4x the youth unemployment rate of the US, and about 50% higher than the Euro area. Although this rate has now come down to 18%, it’s still a sign that the Chinese social contract is changing. The population is expected to give up freedom for economic prosperity, but instead, is met with incessant lockdowns and a crumbling tech sector.
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