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Dr. Vera Wing-han YUEN

Dr. Vera Wing-han YUEN

Economics

Assistant Lecturer

3917 1287
yuenvera@hku.hk
KK 820
Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D., University of Hong Kong
  • M.S., University of Oxford
  • B.B.A., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Biography

Dr. Vera YUEN joined the Faculty of Business and Economics in 2014 as Assistant Lecturer.  She held teaching positions at the School of Communication of Hong Kong Baptist University, and at the School of Humanities and Social Science of HKUST before joining HKU.  She was Consultant to Our Hong Kong Foundation in 2015 on its housing and land project.

Vera is eager to serve the community.  She has been appointed a member of the Panel of Film Censorship Adviser of the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration, a member of the Appeal Panel (Housing), and Sir Jack Cater Scholarship Fund Selection Committee.  

She is a current affairs commentator and columnist in major newspapers and media. As a regular host of an academic talk show in RTHK, she provides academic insights into social issues for the public. Joining hands with NGOs, she engages herself in youth education and policy education.

Research Interest
  • Public Policy, Political Economy, Comparative Politics, Comparative Social Policy
Selected Publications
  • YUEN, W. H. V. (2018). The plight of youth home ownership in Hong Kong, New Society for Taiwan, 58, 7-16.
  • YUEN, W. H. V. (2017). Youth home ownership and its social implications. Journal of Youth Studies, 21(1), 48-60.
  • YUEN, W. H. V. (2016). The debate of Hong Kong retirement protection, New Society for Taiwan, 43, 43-46.
  • WONG, Y. C. R., TSANG, W. H. W., & YUEN, W. H. V. (2015). Maximizing land use to boost development optimizing housing resources to benefit all. Our Hong Kong Foundation.