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Wages have fallen especially steeply in service sectors, such as the food and beverage industry, which hire many students.
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COVID crisis drives Japan's students into corner

Steep fall in part-time jobs raises specter of more college dropouts

MASAYUKI KUBOTA and YOSUKE SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writers | Japan

TOKYO -- The COVID-19 pandemic is casting a dark shadow over the education of young people in Japan, who hold the key to the country's future. That, in turn, could impose heavy economic costs over the medium to long term.

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