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China's second-tier cities lure young workers with generous perks

Incentives aimed at shoring up local labor forces as country shows its age

The city of Wuhan aims to have 1 million university students settle in the municipality in five years.

BEIJING -- As China continues to age, cities around the country are vying to lure young people to fend off a future labor shortage, using incentives such as easy household registration and subsidized housing.

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