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Lost Opportunities for Asia’s Lockdown Generation

Thanks to the pandemic, the largest group of young adults in the world may not do better than their parents.

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For decades, Asia’s fast-growing economies have offered millions of young people the chance to do better than their parents. Thanks to Covid-19, that tradition may soon end as youth unemployment soars in a region home to most of the world’s young adults. So what happens when your economic opportunities dry up? Bloomberg’s Chief Asia Economics Correspondent Enda Curran reports from Hong Kong on the struggles and hopes of the “lockdown generation.” Lost Opportunities for Asia’s Lockdow...