Poverty & Well-being

Books and Reports

Lau, K. W. M. and Kühner, S. (2020) Children’s Worlds 3rd Wave National Report: China – Hong Kong (SAR), Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Lee, H. J., Kim, J., Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Jun, G. (2018) The Composition and Effects of Cash and In-Kind Programs, Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs Research Report 2018-08, Seoul: KIHASA.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2016) Fairness for Children. A League Table of Inequality in Child Well-Being in Rich Countries (Unicef Innocenti Report Card 13), Florence: Unicef Innocenti Research Centre.

Journal Articles

Addae, E. & Kühner, S. (2022) How Socioeconomic Status and Family Social Capital Matter for the Subjective Well-being of Young People: Implications for the Child and Family Welfare Policy in Ghana, Journal of Social Policy (First View).

Kühner, S., Lau, M., Jiang, J., and Wen, Z. (2021) Personal Income, Local Communities, and Happiness in a Rich Global City: Evidence from Hong Kong, Journal of Asian Public Policy, 14(3), 314-332.

Kühner, S., Lau, M., and Addae A. E. (2021) The Mediating Role of Social Capital in the Relationship between Hong Kong Children’s Socioeconomic Status and Subjective Well-being, Child Indicators Research, 14, pp. 1881-1909 (2021).

Kühner, S., Jiang, J., Lau, M., and Wen (2021) Labour Market Experience, Educational Attainment, and Self-Reported Happiness: Crowding-Out among Young People in Hong Kong?, Journal of Education and Work, 34(3), 275-291.

Yu, S., Chau, R. and Kühner, S. (2019) Defamilisation and Familisation Risks, Adult Worker Models, and Pro-employment/Decommodification Measures for Women: The Case of Hong Kong, Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 35(2), 194-210.

Kühner, S. and Chou, K. L. (2019) Poverty Alleviation, Coverage and Fiscal Sustainability: Investigating the Effect of a New Social Pension in Hong Kong, International Journal of Social Welfare, 28(1), 89-99.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2013) Beyond Indices: The Potential of Fuzzy Set Ideal Type Analysis for Cross-National Analysis of Policy Outcomes, Policy and Society, 32(4), 303-3


Addae, E. & Kühner, S. (2022) Family Social Capital as a ‘Safety Net’ For Adolescents’ Well-Being: Lessons for Ghana’s Child and Family Welfare Policy, The Social Policy Blog, 6 June 2022.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2016) Unequal Beginnings: More Must Be Done to Give the UK’s Most Vulnerable Children a Fairer Start in Life, LSE Policy & Politics Blog, 14 April 2016.