A Fragile Prosperity: Government Policy and the Management of Hong Kong's Economic and Social Development

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Leo F. Goodstadt; (2009)
  • Subject: Hong Kong, Colonialism, Non-Interventionism, Welfarism, Population, Malthus

This paper examines the impact of 'ideological' preconceptions on Hong Kong policy-making both during and after the colonial era. An abiding commitment to laisser faire reflected demographic anxieties that were not dispelled by sustained, high-speed economic growth. Eco... View more
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