Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA
Richard Wong
Opinion

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The View by Richard Wong

Investing in human capital is our best policy option … but cash hand-outs wouldn’t hurt either

Burdened with an ageing workforce, we need to invest heavily in enhancing the human capital of residents, and do more to attract newcomers who possess talent and know-how

Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong has struggled unsuccessfully to replace industries that migrated across the border during China’s economic opening. Photo: EPA
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Richard Wong

Richard Wong

Richard Wong Yue-chim is the Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong