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Current and Recent Research

2016-2018, Attitudes toward Top Incomes in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and the United States, HKRGC, Burak, E., HK$ 576,360.
2017-2019, Relationships Between Poverty and Neurocognitive Skills, Central Policy Unity, Lau, M. (PI), HK$ 700,000.  
2013-2016, Universalism or Means-tested Benefits for Children and Single Mothers, HKRGC, Lau, M. (Co-I), HK$1,592,500.

Selected Recent Publications

Burak, E. (2018). Is the sky the limit? Fair executive pay as performance rises. Social Problems65(2), 211-230.
Lau, M., & Bradshaw, J. (2018). Material well-being, social relationships and children’s overall life satisfaction in Hong Kong. Child Indicators Research, 11(1), 185-205.
Lau, M., & Gordon, D. (Eds.) (2017). Poverty in a rich society: The case of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press.
Hudson, J., & Kühner, S. (2016). Fairness for children. A league table of inequality in Child Well‑Being in Rich Countries (Unicef Innocenti Report Card 13). Florence: Unicef Innocenti Research Centre.
Kühner, S. (2015). Analysing the productive and protective dimensions of welfare in the Asia‑Pacific: Pathways towards human development and income equality. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 31(2), 151-173.


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