Department of Asian and Policy Studies Faculties Received Best Paper Award
Professor M Ramesh and Dr. Alfred Wu Muluan, Lecturer of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies at The Hong Kong Institute of Education received the “Best Paper Award” for their paper submission entitled “Poverty Reduction in Urban China: The Impact of Cash Transfers” at the Third China Social Assistance Conference and EU-China Symposium on Comparison of Social Assistance Policies. There were 223 academic paper submissions out of which 15 were selected for best paper.
The 2-3 November 2013 conference held in Wuhan was jointly organized by China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs and the Center for Social Security Studies of Wuhan University. The aims of the conference is to stimulate China’s social as sistance development as well as to promote enhanced communication between mainland and overseas researchers.