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Research Grants
More information on the research projects can be accessed from CityU Scholars - Projects.
Year:
Political Studies
The Socioeconomic and Political Origins of the Hong Kong Protests
Principal Investigator : Edmund CHENG
Year :2020
Duration: Apr 2020 - Oct 2020
Funder : PPR-PICO, HKSAR Government | How Much? $412,850
New Unions as Old Binaries or New Directions
Principal Investigator : Bill W K TAYLOR
Year :2020
Duration: Apr 2020 - Nov 2020
Funder : PPR-PICO, HKSAR Government | How Much? $440,450
Radicalization of the Educated: Moving Towards Extremism?
Principal Investigator : Ray YEP
Year :2020
Duration: Apr 2020 - Nov 2020
Funder : PPR-PICO, HKSAR Government | How Much? $418,600
How Emotions and Networks Unfold in a 'Leaderless Movement'? Public Sentiments and Mobilizing Structure in Hong Kong's Summer of Dissent
Principal Investigator : Edmund CHENG
Year :2020
Duration: Sep 2020 - Aug 2022
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $867,000
Institutional Trust and Perceptions of Effectiveness in Corruption Prevention
Principal Investigator : Ting GONG
Year :2019
Duration: Nov 2019 - Apr 2022
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $789,000
Comparing State-Diaspora Relations: The Evolving Role of Chinese Hometown Associations in East and Southeast Asia
Principal Investigator : Edmund CHENG
Year :2019
Duration: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $875,920
Contextualizing the 1967 Riots in Cold War Politics: The Roles of the United States and Taiwan in Shaping the Colony's Response to the Leftist Challenge
Principal Investigator : Ray YEP
Year :2018
Duration: Jan 2019 - Jun 2021
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $500,000
Silence Amidst Voices: An Ethnography of Everyday Politics in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Edmund CHENG
Year :2018
Duration: Aug 2018 - Jul 2021
Funder : ECS - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $737,000
Negotiating Autonomy: The MacLehose Era (1971-1982) and the Nature of Colonial Rule
Principal Investigator : Ray YEP
Year :2016
Duration: Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $385,100
Public Perceptions of Corruption in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Ting GONG
Year :2014
Duration: Dec 2014 - Nov 2017
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $663,500
Elevating the Peasants: Spatial Realignment, Property Rights and Local Accountability in Rural China
Principal Investigator : Ray YEP
Year :2013
Duration : Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $804,818
Policy Studies
Knowledge Illusion, Community of Knowledge and Citizens' Extreme Attitudes in Politics and Public Policy
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2020
Duration: Mar 2020 - Oct 2020
Funder : PPR - CPU, HKSAR Government | How Much? $390,080
Advancing Professional Development on Economic and Trade Cooperation Zones Along Belt and Road
Principal Investigator : Linda LI
Year :2020
Duration: Oct 2020 - Apr 2022
Funder : PASS - CEDB, HKSAR Government | How Much? $956,000
Anti-social Behavior and Social Disorganization in Housing Communities: A Spatial Multi-level Study in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Simon YAU
Year :2020
Duration: Jan 2021 - Mar 2023
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $709,500
Making it Real: Nudging Individuals' Risk Perception of Climate Change to Engage in Pro-environmental Behaviors
Principal Investigator : Xiaoling ZHANG
Year :2020
Duration: Jan 2021 - Dec 2023
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $666,339
Government-Sponsored Voluntary Environmental Programs and Firm Exits: A Longitudinal and Comparative Study
Principal Investigator : Ning LIU
Year :2019
Duration: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022
Funder : ECS - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $513,195
Environmental Contention in China: Mapping its Evolution and Political Geography
Principal Investigator : Wanxin LI
Year :2017
Duration: July 2017- Jun 2020
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $830,476
How Green Turns into Gold? Optimizing the Dual Effect of ‘Price Premium for Green’ and ‘Cost Premium for Green’ of HK-BEAM Plus Certified Housing
Principal Investigator : Xiaoling ZHANG
Year :2017
Duration: Jan 2017- Dec 2019
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $709,429
Technological Innovation and Institutional Transformation: the Chinese Automotive Industry and Regional Development
Principal Investigator : He WANG
Year :2017
Duration: Sep 2017 - Aug 2020
Funder : ECS - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $742,997
Outcomes of Urban Movements and Local Governance
Principal Investigator : Bart WISSINK
Year :2016
Duration: Sep 2016 - Aug 2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $405,613
"I Want this Place to Survive and Thrive" Territorialization, Moral Citizenship, and Mobile Cultural Workforce in China
Principal Investigator : Jun WANG
Year :2016
Duration: Jan 2016 - Dec 2018
Funder : ECS - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $580,920
The curvilinear link between environment strategies and financial performance in the real estate firms: beyond static dichotomy of allies or adversaries
Principal Investigator : Xiaoling ZHANG
Year :2016
Duration: Jan 2016 - Dec 2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $576,075
Neighbourhood in an Increasingly Mobile Society
Principal Investigator : Ngai Ming YIP
Year :2015
Duration: Nov 2015 - Apr 2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $927,500
Evaluating the Performance of Property Management Agents in Apartment Buildings in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Simon YAU
Year :2015
Duration: Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $462,793
Willingness of Residents to Pay and Motivations for Reducing Household Carbon Emission at Community Levels in the Compact City of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Xiaoling ZHANG
Year :2015
Duration: Jun 2015 - May 2017
Funder : Environment and Conservation Fund, HKSAR Government | How Much? $450,000
Environmental information transparency in China: Analysing individual, organizational and regional disparities in supply and demand
Principal Investigator : Wanxin LI
Year :2014
Duration: Dec 2014 - Mar 2017
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $569,600
Tripartite Efficacy Beliefs, Institutional Settings and Collectivism in Multi-owned Housing Governance in Hong Kong and Macau
Principal Investigator : Simon YAU
Year :2014
Duration: Jan 2015 – Dec 2016
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $368,700
Alpha territoriality in Hong Kong and London: The socio-economic implications of transnational real estate investment by the super-rich
Principal Investigator : Bart WISSINK, Co-I: Ray FORREST
Year :2013
Duration: Nov 2013 - Nov 2015
Funder : RGC/ESRC Joint Research Scheme (ESRC) - HK SAR Government | How Much? 350,000
Making cultural cities in China: policy mobility, assemblage and mutations
Principal Investigator : Jun WANG
Year :2013
Duration: Dec 2013 - May 2016
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $560,600
Public Management
The Role of Authoritative Imposition in Collaborative Actions: An Empirical Assessment of Procedural and Institutional Design Factors
Principal Investigator : Xiaohu WANG
Year :2020
Duration: Oct 2020 - Mar 2023
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $446,000
Publicness and Citizen' Attribution of Blame and Success to Politicians in Public Service Delivery: A Comparative Replication Study
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2020
Duration: Jan 2021 - Dec 2022
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $573,706
Does Pay for Performance Undermine Satisfaction from Public Service Work? Collecting Survey and Experimental Evidence Through “Full-Circle” Research
Principal Investigator : Chih-Wei HSIEH
Year :2020
Duration: Jan 2021 - Jun 2023
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $618,300
Developing and Testing a Behavioral Theory of Performance Information Use for Hong Kong: Experimental Evidence on Cognitive Biases
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2019
Duration: Mar 2020 - Apr 2021
Funder : PPR-PICO | How Much? $908,293
Attitudinal and Behavioral Consequences of Gendered Emotional Labor in Male- and Female-Dominated Professions: A Comparison between Police and Social Work in Two Cultural Contexts
Principal Investigator : Chih-Wei HSIEH
Year :2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $368,900
Public administration research and real-world problems: Topic modelling the changing landscape
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $474,492
Hong Kong Professional Services in the Co-evolving Belt-Road Initiative: Innovative Agency for Sustainable Development
Principal Investigator : Linda LI
Year :2018
Funder : HSSPFS - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $999,000
The Mechanisms of Performance in Social Enterprises
Principal Investigator : Yanto CHANDRA
Year :2017
Duration: Jan 2017 - Dec 2019
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $387,765
Business, Human Rights and State Capacity to Regulate in Asia
Principal Investigator : Bill W K TAYLOR
Year :2017
Duration: Jan 2018 - Dec 2019
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $509,440
The Quest for Joined-up Government: Structural Relationships and the Problem of Silos in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Ting GONG
Year :2017
Duration: Nov 2017 - Oct 2020
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $450,450
Hong Kong Professional Services in the Co-evolving Belt-Road Initiative: Innovative Agency for Sustainable Development
Principal Investigator : Linda LI
Year :2017
Duration: Mar 2017- Mar 2020
Funder : SPPR, HKSAR Government | How Much? $3,400,000
The ‘Citizen Satisfaction Assessment Tool’: Applying Expectancy Disconfirmation Theory to Public Services in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2016
Duration: Jul 2016 - Mar 2018
Funder : PPR - CPU, HKSAR Government | How Much? $961,400
Performance Information Use: Experiments on Performance Dimensions, Communication and Data Sources in Education and Solid Waste Recycling
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2016
Duration: Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
Funder : PPR - CPU, HKSAR Government | How Much? $842,517
Organizational Design and Public Management: Extending the Experimental Methods Agenda
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2016
Duration: Nov 2016 - Jan 2019
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $842,517
A Comprehensive Test of Policy Innovation Theses: The Taiwanese Bookstart Program
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2015
Duration: Jul 2015- Dec 2017
Funder : Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange | How Much? $544,810
Exploration and Evaluation of Policy options for Tackling the Illegal Subdivided Unit Problem in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Simon YAU
Year :2015
Funder : PPR - CPU, HKSAR Government | How Much? $212,175
Sustainability and Social Mobility in Professional Services: A Case Study of Accounting Profession in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Linda LI
Year :2015
Funder : PPR - CPU, HKSAR Government | How Much? $548,775.4
Institutional Development and Budgetary Decision Making - the Case of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Xiaohu WANG
Year :2015
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $363,494
Publicness: A Comprehensive Survey of Managerial and Organizational Antecedents in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2013
Duration : 2013-2014
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $684,454
Improving Chinese Public Services: Theory and Empirical Evidence
Principal Investigator : Richard WALKER
Year :2013
Duration: Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Funder : Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation | How Much? $132,600
Ethics and Political Theory
Contingency and Political Responsibility in Korean Neo-confucianism
Principal Investigator : Sungmoon KIM
Year :2019
Duration: Feb 2019 - Jan 2021
Funder : Academy of Korean Studies | How Much? $156,350
The Political Theory of Confucian Constitutionalism
Principal Investigator : Sungmoon KIM
Year :2019
Duration: Nov 2019 - Oct 2022
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $470,000
Proper Incentives for Organ Donation: A Multidisciplinary Local and International Study on the Divergent Models
Principal Investigator : Ruiping FAN
Year :2018
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $934,988
The Evolution of Confucian Virtue Politics: From Mencius to Xunzi
Principal Investigator : Sungmoon KIM
Year :2016
Duration: Jul 2016 - Dec 2019
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $151,800
Institutional Policy and Practice of Student Intellectual Property Management in Hong Kong Higher Education
Principal Investigator : PJ IVANHOE
Year :2014
Duration: Oct 2014 - May 2015
Funder : UGC/EDB 70%; CityU 30% | How Much? $280,000
Democratic Perfectionism: Liberal and Confucian Perspective
Principal Investigator : Sungmoon KIM
Year :2014
Duration: Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
Funder : GRF - UGC, HKSAR Government | How Much? $154,000
Eastern and Western Conceptions of Oneness, Virtue, and Human Happiness
Principal Investigator : PJ IVANHOE
Year :2013
Duration: Sep 2014 - Aug 2017
Funder : John Templeton Foundation | How Much? $2,517,846