Poverty & Well-being

Books and Reports

Kühner, S. & Lau, K. W. M. (2023) Hong Kong Children’s Views about Their Lives and Well-being during the Pandemic: Evidence from the Covid-19 Supplement of Children’s Worlds, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Lau, K. W. M. & 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. & 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. & 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. & Lau, K.W.M. (2023) Social Context of School Satisfaction among Primary and Secondary School Children in Hong Kong, Children and Youth Services Review (First View).

Kühner, S. & Chou, K. L. (2023) To Claim or Not to Claim: Investigating Non-Take-Up of Welfare Schemes Targeting Hong Kong Older Adults and the Stigma Attached to Them, Journal of Social Policy (First View).

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, 51(4), 876-899.

Kühner, S., Lau, M., Jiang, J., & 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., & 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., & 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. & 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. & 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. & 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. & 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.