Hong Kong

  • Report

    A review of the Hong Kong Research Grants Council

    This report details evidence input into the Review of the Research Grants Council, the Hong Kong agency responsible for distribution of research funding through competitive grants.

    Oct 30, 2017

  • The Hong Kong skyline at night

    Report

    Where Is Hong Kong Headed?

    Events such as the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement have shined a spotlight on Hong Kong—and prompted questions. What is the territory's significance to China? And what is its future trajectory?

    Dec 2, 2016

  • Senior couple on a park bench looking at a tablet

    Commentary

    Aging in Asia: Can the 'Tigers' Continue to Roar?

    Changing demographics will force Japan and the “Asian Tigers”—Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan—to find ways to remain economically dynamic while increasingly looking after their elderly. How might public policy help accomplish this?

    Jun 16, 2015

  • The flags of China and Hong Kong are seen above tents outside Legislative Council Complex at an occupied area in Hong Kong November 11,2014

    Commentary

    The Mountains Are High and the Emperor Is Far Away

    Since September 22, tens of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong, calling for universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election and the resignation of current Chief Executive Chun-ying Leung. When they took to Twitter to share their ideas and mobilize support, they revealed the profound disconnect that separates elements of Hong Kong society from their mainland counterparts.

    Nov 11, 2014

  • Multimedia

    Hong Kong Protests and Their Potential Regional and Global Implications

    RAND researchers Andrew Scobell and Scott Harold hosted a media conference call on Friday, Oct. 3 to discuss the Hong Kong protests and their potential regional and global implications. Media relations officer Joe Dougherty moderated the call.

    Oct 3, 2014

  • Pro-democracy lawmakers protest as Li Fei (on screen), deputy general secretary of the National People's Congress standing committee, speaks during a briefing session in Hong Kong Sept. 1, 2014

    Commentary

    Big Trouble in Little China

    As China's central government and Hong Kong residents consider next steps after last week's decision on the 2017 chief executive election, they will do so against a background of deteriorating trust, declining social acceptance of integration, and a worsening of relations between Hong Kong and mainland Chinese society.

    Sep 9, 2014

  • Report

    Hong Kong or Shanghai?

    Where a foreign company makes its corporate home in China may depend on the company's size and sector.

    Jan 1, 2004

  • Commentary

    Getting Beyond Boundaries

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

    Jul 16, 2003

  • Report

    Hong Kong: The Perils of Semidemocracy

    This article follows Hong Kong through its 1997 transition from British to Chinese rule and the consequences of this new “executive-led government” created by Beijing, London and Hong Kong’s local business establishment.

    Jan 1, 2001

  • Report

    Impressions and Appraisals in Hong Kong

    Impressions from the author gleaned during a trip through Hong Kong circa 1962.

    Aug 20, 1960

  • Content

    Andrew Scobell

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, Columbia University; M.A. in China Studies, University of Washington; B.A. in history, Whitman College