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Rickenbacker, William F.
May 1976
National Review;5/28/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p562
The article cites Hong Kong as an example of a territory in China whose economy has persisted in growth despite the influx of impoverished refugees. It discusses how poor immigrants in Hong Kong strive through the free-market advantage. The economic condition, including the state of employment, is discussed.


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