Dr Willy Huang Kai-wai
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Dr. Kai Wai HUANG, Willy is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He is the Associate Programme Leader of Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies. He earned his B.A. in Social Sciences and MPhil in Economics from the Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and his PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham, U.K. He has solid teaching experiences in a wide variety of fields such as Economics (Labour Economics and Education Policy, Hong Kong Economy, International Political Economy, Econometrics, Statistics), Business (Organizational Behaviour, Project Appraisal and Impact Analysis), Social Sciences (Research Methods, Social Theory) for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong and the U.K.
Apart from teaching, Willy has been writing commentaries and working with stakeholders in the private sector on public policy area such as population policy and retirement income protection. His research interest focuses on labour economics (wage and employment differentials, unemployment and employment duration and elderly employment), microeconomics (income mobility and inequality) and population ageing (retirement) and education innovation. He is now conducting a Teaching Development Grant (TDG) project on developing physical and digital platforms for students to learn and apply visual anthropological methods to produce multimedia social research outputs.