Monday, 28 July 2008

No shortage of scientists and engineers

A report aired in the Harvard Business publications stable points out that the former Communist bloc, that is, Russia and China, have a surplus of scientists and engineers. Trouble is, they're blocked from rising in Russian and Chinese businesses. The west is crying out for this talent and is surely encouraging some of it to emigrate. Turns out there is a problem though. Not the fact that one-child family policies and such like have put elder care issues on the agenda. No, these highly trained and skilled scientists and engineers are women.

So, how are our young boys and girls performing in engineering skills? Let's have a look:

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