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The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) is a research intensive Department that prides itself on policy driven research focused on Asia. The Department’s faculty are engaged in research addressing education policy and the provision of educational services, health policy and social services, urban and housing policy, ageing and social policy, as well as regulation, energy sector, governance, and broader research issues focused on the political economy of Asian development and foreign and international policy in Asia.

The Department’s faculty is widely published in distinguished international journals and with leading publishing houses.

The Department holds regular research seminars as well as hosting a variety of research seminars provided by local and international visiting scholars.

Woo, C.K., Y. Liu, K.H. Cao and J. Zarnikau (2020)
Can Hong Kong price-manage its public transportation’s ridership?
Woo, C.K., Y. Liu, K.H. Cao and J. Zarnikau (2020)
Can Hong Kong price-manage its public transportation’s ridership? Case Studies on Transport Policy, forthcoming.
Cao, K.H., Y. Liu, Q. Li and C.K. Woo (2020)
Covid-19’s adverse effects on a stock market index.  Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming.
Woo, C.K., K.H. Cao, Y. Liu and Q. Li (2020)
Estimated benefits of incremental suppression of Covid-19 spread. Open Access Library Journal, forthcoming.
Brown, D.P., J. Zarnikau and C.K. Woo (2020)
Does locational marginal pricing impact generation investment location decisions? An analysis of Texas's wholesale electricity market. (forthcoming.)
《敢教日月換新天: 香港反貪先鋒的崢嶸歲月》(即將出版)
Michael Mintrom, Dayashankar Maurya, Alex Jingwei He
Policy Entrepreneurship: An Asian Perspective
Cao, K.H., C.K. Woo, L. Zhang and Y.X. Zhang (2020).
Willingness to pay for a message: Personalized license plate auctions in Hong Kong, Applied Economics Letters
Xu J.Y., Wang X.H. & Xiao H.Y. (accepted)
How environmental bureaucrats influence funding legislation: An information processing perspective.
Zhu, A. Y. F., Chan, A. L. S., & Chou, K. L.
The pathway toward radical political participation among young people in Hong Kong: A communication mediation approach
Hartley, K., van Santen, R., & Kirchherr, J.
Policies for transitioning towards a circular economy: Expectations from the European Union (EU)
Zarnikau, J., Tsai, C. H., & Woo, C. K.
Determinants of the wholesale prices of energy and ancillary services in the U.S. Midcontinent electricity market.
Lee, S. Y.
Explaining Chinese identification in Hong Kong: the role of beliefs about group malleability
Jiang, D., Warner, L. M., Chong, A. M.-L., Li, T., Wolff, J. K., & Chou, K.-L.
Benefits of volunteering on psychological well-being in older adulthood: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial.
Alex Jingwei He, Jiwei Qian & Kerry Ratigan
Attitudes toward welfare spending in urban China: Evidence from a survey in two provinces and social policy implications