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by Skjalg Bøhmer Vold

Shanghai

Some say it is not really China – Shanghai – one of the world’s fastest growing megacities.

 

A place where happiness is said to correlate with your bank balance. Where the fertility rate has dropped to the lowest in the world.

 

While the city’s metro is moving 2,5 billion people annually, and the Swedish furniture company Ikea is selling the “Chinese dream” on discount, experts around the world are scratching their heads as to where this is going.

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