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The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) research and development work emphasizes academic rigor, professional relevance and social relevance. The Department fosters multi-disciplinary research to expand the scope of disciplines, enrich research capacity and deliver a more comprehensive approach to promote advance knowledge transfer for professional improvement and policy formulation. The projects we engage in, contributes to educational development to the community and the profession.

The Department’s faculties have been recognized for their scholarship with the award of various competitive peer reviewed grants, including grants from the Research Grants Council; General Research Fund; Public Policy Research Grant and Strategic Public Policy Research Grant (Hong Kong); Australian Research Council (Discovery & Linkage Grant Scheme); National Natural Science Foundation of China; Ministry of Education Academic Research Grants Scheme (Singapore); Central Policy Unit Research Grants (Hong Kong); and the Rockefeller Foundation (New York), among others.

PROJECT INVESTIGATOR / COORDINATOR
PROJECT TITLE
FUNDING SOURCE
Dr Alex Chan Lih Shing
A Panel Study of Media Effects on Hong Kong Youth’s Political Participation 媒介效果下香港青年對政治參與的長期追蹤研究
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME($667,175)
Dr Lina Vyas
Impact of Family Friendly Policies: A Panel Study in Hong Kong 香港家庭友善僱傭措施的影響:一項追蹤小組研究
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME ($448,945)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
How to Increase the Demand for Annuity in Hong Kong: A Study of Middle-Aged Adults 如何增加香港中年人對年金的需求
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME ($767,917)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
Poverty in Old Age: New Measurement 長者貧窮:新的量度
HSSPFS ($920,000)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
Combating in-work Poverty in Hong Kong
RGC: GENERAL RESEARCH FUND ($968,000)
Dr Alfred Wu Muluan
Equity in Redistribution to the Elderly and Children: An Intergenerational Conflict in Hong Kong 再分配的公平問題:香港代際衝突的研究
RGC: EARLY CAREER SCHEME ($328,996)
Dr Brian Fong Chi Hang
Application of Open Budget Survey Methodology: A Comparative Study of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan
RGC: EARLY CAREER SCHEME ($442,700)
Dr Kelvin Cheung Chi Kin
Longitudinal Linkages Between Family Income and Learning Outcomes Among Children: Testing Two Underlying Mechanism 家庭收入與兒童學習能力的關係:闡釋兩種潛在機制
RGC: EARLY CAREER SCHEME ($659,408)
Dr Kelvin Cheung Chi Kin
Poverty of Ethnic Minority Children in Hong Kong 少數族裔家庭的兒童貧窮問題研究
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME ($322,414)
Prof Chou Kee Lee
Universalism or Means-tested Benefits for Children and Single Mothers 對兒童及單親媽媽的全民性或有資產審查的福利
RGC: GENERAL RESEARCH FUND ($1,592,500)
Dr. HE, Jingwei Alex
The Chinese Healthcare Reform in Provincial Perspective: A Comparative Study of Fujian and Shanxi 中國大陸醫療衛生政策改革的省級視角:以福建省和山西省為例的比較研究
RGC: EARLY CAREER SCHEME ($399,000)
Prof CHOU, Kee-lee
Poverty of Children Living in Immigrant Families
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME ($135,744)
Prof. CHOU, Kee-lee
Creating an Adequate and Equalizing but Affordable Retirement Protection System in Hong Kong 建立一個足夠、使均等而又負擔得起的香港退休保障制度
CENTRAL POLICY UNIT: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH SCHEME ($3,250,000)