A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix Wong A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix Wong
A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Housing, not GDP: Carrie Lam must focus on what really matters to Hong Kong in her next policy address

  • The pandemic-stricken world needs to rethink how we measure well-being
  • In Hong Kong, the chief executive must realise that restoring growth matters less than delivering on her promise to solve the housing problem

A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix Wong A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix Wong
A man hangs his laundry out to dry on the rooftop of a building in Sham Shui Po. Carrie Lam’s promise of accessible housing remains unfulfilled. Photo: Felix 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.