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About Prof. HO Lok-sang

Professor Ho retired from his position as Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University, in 2014, but continues to be active in teaching and research on a part time basis. He is currently the Affiliate Fellow of the Pan Sutong Shanghai Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre and is also affiliated with the Centre for Public Policy Studies as a Centre Fellow. He is the author of Psychology and Economics of Happiness (Routledge, 2014), and Public Policy and the Public Interest(Routledge, 2011) and Health Policy and the Public Interest(Routledge, 2012), as well as editor of several books including Public Governance in Asia and the Limits of Electoral Democracy(Edward Elgar, 2011), Happiness and Public Policy(Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), among others. He has published about 100 academic papers in journals and book chapters. Prof. Ho has been active in community and professional service. He served as President of the HK Economic Association for eight years through 2007 and had served on the Advisory Council for the Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research for 10 years from 1999 and the Policy Research and Advocacy Standing Committee of the HK Council of Social Service, 2010-2012. He had also served as a member of HK Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council and the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong SAR Government. He was a member of the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service for six years till end of 2011. He is currently a director of the Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada, and a school manager for the Madam Lau Kam Lung Buddhist Secondary School of Miu Fat Temple. Prof. Ho has been commissioned by various bodies, international as well as local, to conduct economic studies. Currently he is actively working on a project commissioned by the Savantas Policy Institute on Hong Kong’s long term competitiveness.

Positions

Present Honorary Fellow, Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University Centre for Public Policy Studies
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Present Consultant and Senior Research Fellow, Pan Sutong Shanghai Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre, Lingnan University Pan Sutong Shanghai Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre
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