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Social and Urban Policy

 

Urban and Social

Well-grounded urban and social policies related to housing, transportation, employment, health care, and income distribution, etc., are essential for the long-run development of society and the living standard of residents. Contemporary urban and social policy research requires cutting edge statistical methodologies as well as science and technology understanding.

 

Faculty members of subclusters (in alphabetic order of last names)

 

Big Data and Urban Planning: Pengyu ZHU

Sustainable Transportation: Anthony Bing-leung CHEUNG, Pengyu ZHU

Housing and Land Use Policy: Anthony Bing-leung CHEUNG, Donald How Tian LOW, Pengyu ZHU

Population, Aging, and Family Policy: Stuart GIETEL BASTEN, Anthony Bing-leung CHEUNG, Donald How Tian LOW

Poverty and inequality: Anthony Bing-leung CHEUNG, Donald How Tian LOW, Pauline NG, James WONG

Urban Planning: Yatang LIN, Gerald R. PATCHELL, Masaru YARIME, Pengyu ZHU

Health Policy: King Lau CHOWXun WU

 

Selected Social and Urban Research Projects

Selected Research Project Funding Agency Faculty
Towards a more inclusive Hong Kong: COVID-19, mental well-being, and mitigation strategies for a multicultural elderly community (2022-Now) Center for Aging Science, HKUST
 

Prof. Naubahar SHARIF

(Principal Investigator)

Influence of and Interplay Between Culture and Chinese Outward FDI into Southeast Asia (2022-Now) IEMS, HKUST; Center for Economic Policy, HKUST

Prof. Naubahar SHARIF

(Principal Investigator)

Preparing and Deploying Ethnic Minority Lay Leaders to Promote Mental Well-Being Among Hong Kong’s Major Ethnic Minority Communities (2022-Now)

The HKSAR administered Mental Health Initiatives Funding

Prof. Naubahar SHARIF

(Principal Investigator)

Strategic Planning for Transforming Hong Kong into a Leading Global Aviation and Innovation Hub (2022-Now)

Airport Authority Hong Kong, Hong Kong Aviation Industry Association, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Prof. Pengyu ZHU

(Principal Investigator)

The Persistence of Behavioral Changes in Post-Pandemic Hong Kong: Implications for Transportation, Housing and Economic Development Policies (2022-Now)

The Policy Innovation and Coordination Office (PICO)

Prof. Pengyu ZHU

(Principal Investigator)

and

Prof. Kira MATUS

(Co-investigator)

The research of influence factors on COVID-19 incidence rate in China based on big data (2021-Now)

Guangdong Natural Science Foundation

Prof. Pengyu ZHU

(Principal Investigator)

Research on Affordable Housing and Urbanizing Villages in Beijing (2019-2020)

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Laboratory of Regional Sustainable Development

Prof. Pengyu ZHU

Research on Residential Segregation of Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. (2018-2020)

University of Hong Kong

Prof. Pengyu ZHU

A Comparative Study of the Science and Technology Funding Systems and Project Management in Hong Kong and Mainland (2019)

Department of Resource Allocation and Management, Ministry of Science and Technology, China

Prof. Xun WU

(Principal Investigator)

Strategies for Enhancing Walkability in Hong Kong via Smart Policies (2018-2021)

Strategic Public Policy Research Fund (SPPR), The Policy Innovation and Coordination Office (PICO)

Prof. Xun WU

(Co-investigator)

Study on Improvement of Primary Health Care Service Capacity

National Science Foundation of China

Prof. Xun WU

(Co-investigator)