Workshop on Minimum Wages and Employment in China, Hong Kong, and the World

Published on: 2014-09-27


HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies is holding a workshop on “Minimum Wages and Employment in China, Hong Kong, and the World” on September 12 (Friday) at HKUST. This one-day workshop is co-organized by HKUST IEMS and Department of Economics HKUST. It brings together leading labor economists from China, Hong Kong and overseas to present recent research on minimum wage-related topics, to discuss the dynamic between minimum wage legislation and labor market response in different socio-economic settings, especially in mainland China, Hong Kong, and other emerging economies, and to provide insights for informed policy-making in this area.

Keynote speakers for the workshop include:

Other speakers include:

  • Carl Lin, Beijing Normal University
  • Siufai Leung, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Gewei Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Linxiang Ye, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics


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