Hung Wong

Visiting Scholar


Hung Wong is an associate professor at Department of Social Work in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong is a visiting scholar in CSSW from January 2019 to December 2019.

Research Interests

  • Poverty, Deprivation and Social Exclusion Measurement
  • Impact Evaluation of Anti-poverty Policy and Program
  • Social Security and Labor issues


Wong, H., Huang, Y., Fu, Y., Zhang, Y. (2018). Impacts of structural social capital and cognitive social capital on the psychological status of survivors of the Yaan earthquake. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1-23. DOI: 10.1007/s11482-018-9661-9

Wong, S. Y. S., Chung, R. Y., Chan, D. C., Chung, G. K., Lai F. T., Li, J., Mak, Dominic, Lau, M., Tang, V., Gordon, D. & Wong, H. (2018). What are the financial barriers to medical care among the poor, the sick and the disabled in the Special Administrative Region of China? PLoS ONE, 13(11), e0205794.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205794

Liu, X., Wong, H. & Liu, K. (2016). Outcome-based health equity across different social health insurance schemes for the elderly in China. BMC Health Services Research, 16(9), 1-12.  DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1261-5

Wong, H., & Ye, S. (2015). Impact of enforcing a statutory minimum wage on work and quality of life of vulnerable groups in Hong Kong. International Journal of Social Welfare, 24(3), 223-235.  DOI: 10.1111/ijsw.12117

Saunders, P., Wong, H., & Wong, W. P. (2014). Deprivation and Poverty in Hong Kong. Social Policy & Administration, 48(5), 556-575. DOI: 10.1111/spol.12042

Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy