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Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong$
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Yue Chim Richard Wong

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9789888390625

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.001.0001

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Human Capital, Poverty, Inequality, and Intergenerational Mobility

Human Capital, Poverty, Inequality, and Intergenerational Mobility

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(p.97) 11 Human Capital, Poverty, Inequality, and Intergenerational Mobility
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Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong
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Yue Chim Richard Wong

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0011

The idea that economic development can help alleviate poverty is at the heart of the belief that growth is the best cure for poverty. But it can only work if governments of developing economies support economic opening and reforms that unleash market forces and embrace globalization.

Keywords:   Human capital, Poverty, Inequality, Intergenerational mobility, Gini-coefficient

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