Goodbye Shanghai?
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  • Mick The Reactionary


    “Goodbye Shanghai?”

    What a strange header.

    Does Mr Mead looks up wikipedia on occasion?

    I know numbers and arithmetic are difficult, especially with numbers higher than 3.
    But still…

    Wiki says Shanghai population was 23 million in 2010.

    If 1.02m Shanghais (sp?) are living or studying abroad and that is half again what it was in 2004, then it means 0.5m increase in 8 years or 1m in 16 years.

    To empty Shanghai will take 23 * 16 = 368 years.

    Mr Mead likely is the only prognosticator in the world who is not afraid to look 400 years in the future. Of course he knows that future 400 years will be 400 repetitions of year 2012.

    Well done, Professor.

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