Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong
Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Wage talks cannot fix ‘real’ problems

Minimum wages cannot resolve the major concerns of poor households as more than three quarters of people are elderly or unemployed

Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong
Members of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions stage a protest at the Minimum Wage Commission in Central September 20, 2016. Photo: Edward Wong
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.