- Ph.D., University of Hong Kong
- M.S., University of Oxford
- B.B.A., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Before joining the HKU Business School, Dr. Vera YUEN held teaching positions at the School of Communication of Hong Kong Baptist University, and at the School of Humanities and Social Science of HKUST. She was Consultant to Our Hong Kong Foundation in 2015 on its housing and land project.
Vera is eager to serve the community. She was appointed as a member of the Panel of Film Censorship Adviser of the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration, and is now a member of the Appeal Panel (Housing), Sir Jack Cater Scholarship Fund Selection Committee, and the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Programme Advisory Panel. In addition, she was invited by the Consumer Council and an international publisher to review the content of secondary and university level economics textbooks.
She is a current affairs commentator and columnist in major newspapers and media. She hosted four series of academic talk shows “Economic Insight” and “Social Science Insight” in RTHK, sharing academic thoughts with the public. Joining hands with NGOs, she engages herself in youth education and policy education.
- Policy Studies
- Political Economy
- Comparative Politics
- Yuen, V. W. H. (2022). Political attitudes and efficacy of health expert communication on the support for COVID-19 vaccination program: Findings from a survey in Hong Kong. Vaccine, 40(15), 2282-2291.
- YUEN, V. (2022). Hong Kong leans into Chinese-style governance reform. East Asia Forum.
- YUEN, V. (2021). The population exodus that will change Hong Kong forever. East Asia Forum.
- YUEN, V. (2020). COVID-19 shock takes its toll on Hong Kong’s economy. East Asia Forum.
- YUEN, W. H. V. (2017). Youth home ownership and its social implications. Journal of Youth Studies, 21(1), 48-60.
- WONG, Y. C. R., TSANG, W. H. W., & YUEN, W. H. V. (2015). Maximizing land use to boost development optimizing housing resources to benefit all. Our Hong Kong Foundation.
The number of US firms using Hong Kong as a regional base has dropped sharply in the last decade while the number of mainland Chinese companies with a presence in the city more than doubled, according to official figures.