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Poverty in a Rich Society - The Case of Hong Kong

author Author(s): Maggie Lau   
publisher Publisher: Columbia University Press

Hong Kong has remained a wealthy financial hub despite its export-oriented economy being adversely interrupted by the global economic uncertainties and vulnerabilities that have occurred since the late 1990s. Still, Hong Kong's income inequality is greater than that in any developed economy. The growing unequal income distribution and poverty in Hong Kong have aroused public concern. This book is a timely and important opportunity to advance the theory and practice of poverty and social exclusion measurement, and to conduct policy relevant analyses in Hong Kong.

This collection was inspired by the workshop formed one key research output of the Poverty and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong (PSEHK) project funded by the Research Grants Council and the UK Economic and Social Research Council. It is hoped that this collection will inspire comparative research and policy analyses for better policy initiatives.

Maggie Lau is an assistant professor in the department of public policy at the City University of Hong Kong.

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