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economic impactGreat Recessions Lasting Impact to Millennials Careers and Finances

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Millennials (now aged 21 to 37) have paid a price for starting their careers during the Great Recession. They had to face historically weak labor demand and unusually tight credit conditions. Millennials are less well off than members of earlier …

asiaDeveloped Country population from 17% to over 50% of World by 2050

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The population of the World’s developed countries is currently a little over 1.3 billion people. This is about 17% of the world population today and will be about 50% of the world population by 2050. China, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey …

asiaBeyond Free IVF is a brave new world with an army of surrogates

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Nextbigfuture has reported on Denmark providing free In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and having 10% of all babies from IVF. 20% of the couples in many countries have trouble having babies. This is increasing as mother delay having children until they …

asiaSouth Korea University mandatory dating class

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South Korean universities have courses that make it mandatory for students to date their classmates. Students have to date each other in three randomly assigned pairings. Courses on dating, sex, love and relationships are trying to increase coupling and eventually …

europeFree medical fertility and bribes could boost Japan’s population in 2100 by 50%

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In 2006, Japan had predicted its total fertility could fall to 1.16 in 2020 but pro-child policies increased total fertility to 1.46 in 2015. Japan’s fertility reached a record low at 1.26-lifetime births per woman in 2005. A comprehensive free …

cities25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

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With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers …

chinaChina could solve population problem with millions of IVF babies

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Globally about 2 million cycles of IVF are performed each year. IVF is growing at ~7% per year. IVF is growing at 20-30% in China. China will be the major driver of IVF demand growth. This will increase global IVF …

educationRace Discrimination reduces Asian American top college entrance by half

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Ivy Leagues Universities and other selective schools discriminate against Asian-Americans in the college admissions process. Ivy league schools have 15-22% Asian enrollment versus 40-50% at top universities without race discrimination. The UC (University of California) system picks students based predominantly …

citiesWorld is adding two Tokyo metro areas of city population every year

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The World is urbanizing at 1.46 million people per week. In 2018 about 55% of the world’s population is living in cities. 87% of this urbanization is happening in Asia and Africa. 63% is in Asia. Asia is adding 920,000 …

futureBlue Origins Bezos predicts trillions of humans in the solar system

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Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos predicts there will be 1 trillion humans in the solar system one day Blue Origin rocket company plans to help get us there. Bezos will spend a little more than $1 billion …