The Football Market in China : a Rising Dragon

Mustering around 850 million monthly active users on the local social media, China is gradually becoming a preponderant economic market for worldwide clubs. First and foremorst, european clubs have grasped both the complexity and wonders of the emerging football market in China. Recent trends have hogged the spotlight on the investment policy in the chessboard. The middle kingdom has implemented a radically efficient strategy in attracting foreign players: targeting European Leagues, like Italian and Spanish ones, in which clubs are facing huge amounts of debts, structures renewal and turnover. Following up the previous World Cup where Chinese fans surprised by their...

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Through a selection system that emphasizes excellence and the highest rates of higher education graduates in the OECD, Korea is a prime market for foreign universities. A strong tendency to study abroad is constantly spreading but recent studies display a slowdown in the trend. What are the main reasons ? Korea is the OECD country with the highest per capita gdp, expenditure on education. Studying abroad has long been a substantial advantage in the job market. The morning calm country has the largest population in graduated student from higher education with 64% from 25 to 34 years old segment,...

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In South Korea, among the youngest pupils, education is synonym of competition. In fact, to increase their chanced to land a prestigious job in “chaebol” like Samsung or Hyundai, the aspiring youth must load of on study time. Their days usually starts at 8 a.m to finishing around midnight, resulting in over 50h of studies per week. EDUCATION IN SOUTH KOREA: A FEW WORDS   In this country, although school is mandatory from 5 y/o, we can observe rising numbers of preschools, accepting pupils from 3 y/o. Starting from Primary school, young students are judged on their level and...

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