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Research Publications

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.

Brian C.H. Fong (City University of Hong Kong Press)
Political Marketing Campaigns of Chief Executive Donal Tsang: The Challenges of Managing Legitimacy Deficit Under a Semi-democratic Regime
Phua, K.H. and He, J. (Routledge)
Health Care Reform: Where is China Heading?
He, J. (Nova Science)
The Chinese Health System: Problems, Reform Initiatives and Prospect
余嘉明、李劍明 (香港城市大學出版社)
Mok, K.H., Yu, K.M. and Ku, Y.W.
After Massification of Higher Education: The Quest for Entrepreneurial University and Technological Advancement in Taiwan
Wu, Alfred M. and Wang, Wen
Determinants of Expenditure Decentralization: Evidence from China
Wu, Alfred M.
How does Decentralized Governance Work? Evidence from China
Feng, X.Y., Ljungwall, C., Guo, S.J. and Wu, Alfred M.
Fiscal Federalism: A Refined Theory and its Application in the Chinese Context
Vyas, L.
Who Guards the Guardians? - Ethics in Hong Kong Civil Services
Jarvis, Darryl S.L. (Routledge)
State Theory and the Rise of the Regulatory State
Jarvis, Darryl S.L. and Carroll, Toby
Market Building in Asia: Standards Setting, Policy Diffusion and the Globalization of Market Norms
Jarvis, Darryl S.L.
The Regulatory State in Developing Countries: Can It Exist and Do We Want It? The Case of the Indonesian Power Sector
Thomas, G.N., Macfarlane, D.J., Guo, B., Cheung, B.M., McGhee, S.M., Chou, K.L., Deeks, J.J., Lam, T.H. and Tomlinson, B.
Health Promotion in Older Chinese: A 12-month Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of Pedometry and "Peer Support"
Chou, K.L.
The Changing Relationship of Obesity and Disability in Older Adults: 1997 and 2006 China Health and Nutrition Surveys
Wong, W.K.F., Chou, K.L. and Chow, N.W.S.
Correlates of Quality of Life in New Migrants to Hong Kong from Mainland China