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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.

Lee, S.Y., & Chou, K.L.
Assessing the relative contribution of social exclusion, income-poverty, and financial strain on depressive symptoms among older people in Hong Kong
Chiu, M.M., C.K. Woo, A. Shiu and B. Luo
Reducing costly free-rider effects via OASIS
Woo, C.K., I. Milstein, A. Tishler and J. Zarnikau
A wholesale electricity market design sans missing money and price manipulation
Darryl S.L. Jarvis & Giliberto Capano
Convergence and Diversity in the Governance of Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives (Forthcoming)
Woo, C.K., & Zarnikau, J.
Renewable energy's vanishing premium in Texas's retail electricity pricing plans.
Hartley, K., Tortajada, C. & Biswas, A. K.
A formal model concerning policy strategies to build public acceptance of potable water reuse
Fox Z.Y. H, George C.S. Lin, Anthony G.O. Yeh, Shenjinh He, Xingjian Liu
Reluctant policy innovation through profit concession and informality tolerance: A strategic relational view of policy entrepreneurship in China's urban redevelopment.
Im, T. & Hartley, K.
Aligning needs and capacities to boost government competitiveness
Darryl S.L. Jarvis & Joshua Ka Ho Mok
The Political Economy of Higher Education Governance in Asia: Challenges, Trends and Trajectories.
Darryl S.L. Jarvis & Joshua Ka Ho Mok
Transformations in Higher Education Governance in Asia: Policy, Politics and Progress
Xiao, H., Wang, X. & Liu, C.
Budgetary punctuations: A fiscal management perspective
Woo, C.K., & Zarnikau, J.
A nice electricity market design
Vyas, L.
Work-life balance among ethnic minorities: A case study of Hong Kong
Kueker, G.,& Hartley, K.
How Smart Cities Became the Urban Norm: Power and Knowledge in New Songdo City.
Jiang, D., Warner, L.M., Chong, A.M., Li, T., Wolff, J.K.& Chou, K.L.
Promoting volunteering among older adults in Hong Kong: A randomized controlled trail