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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.

Hartley, K, Roosendaal, J, Kirchherr, J. (2021)
Barriers to the circular economy: The case of the Dutch technical and interior textiles industries. Journal of Industrial Ecology
Wu Y.P., Xiao H.Y. & Yang F. (forthcoming) 
Government information disclosure and citizen coproduction during COVID-19 in China. Governance. DOI: 10.1111/gove.12645.
Cao, K.H., P. Damien, C.K. Woo and J. Zarnikau (2021)
A Bayes decision rule to assist policymakers during a pandemic. Healthcare, 9, article 1023.
Cao, K.H., H.S. Qi, C.H. Tsai, C.K. Woo and J. Zarnikau (2021).
Energy trading efficiency in the US Midcontinent electricity markets. Applied Energy, 302, article 117505.
Woo, C.K., K.H. Cao, T.L. Yip, S.Y. Chow, C.L. Chu, J. Zarnikau and C. Mow (2021).
Performance-based regulation of train service delays: Hong Kong. Applied Economics Letters, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2021.1963407.
Hamid Sajadi & Kris Hartley (2021)
COVID-19 pandemic response in Iran: a dynamic perspective on policy capacity, Journal of Asian Public Policy
Xiao H.Y., Tu W.Y. (2021).
The Season’s Choice: Four Noteworthy Chinese Publications in Winder 2020. China Public Administration Review, 3(1): 153-173. Online first.
Ng, I., & Zhang, H. (2021).
Navigating the ethnic boundary: From ‘in-between’ to plural ethnicities among Thai middle-class migrant women in Hong Kong. Journal of Sociology.
He, J. and Tang, V.F.Y. (2021).
Integration of health services for the elderly in Asia: A scoping review of Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia. Health Policy
Lina Vyas & Nantapong Butakhieo (2020)
The impact of working from home during COVID-19 on work and life domains: an exploratory study on Hong Kong, Policy Design and Practice.
He, J., Qian, J., Chan, W.S., and Chou, K.L. (2020)
Preferences for Private Long-term Care Insurance Products in a Super-Ageing Society: A Discrete Choice Experiment in Hong Kong.
大數據應用與腐敗治理:基於“互聯網+監督”的深度個案研究。《暨南學報-哲學社會科學版》。第十期. pp78-94.
Wang X.H., Xiao H.Y., Yan B. & Xu, J.Y. (2020).
New Development: Administrative accountability and early responses during public health crises — Lessons from COVID-19 in China. Public Money & Management.
Xiao H.Y. & Xu J.Y. (2020)
The Development of Fiscal Transparency in China: A critical review. In Zang X and Chan H (Eds.) Handbook on Public Policy and Public Administration in China. pp.150-167. Edward Elgar.