Social Policy, Social Welfare, and Community DevelopmentSocial Theory, China and Global Social Development

wong hok wui stan dr

Associate Professor

BSc (Georgetown)



2766 5737


Electoral politics
Political economy
Research methodology
Chinese politics


My URLs:  


Introduction to Politics

Government and Public Administration

Policy Research Method

Social Policy and Social Development in China


Research Interests:
Electoral politics

Political economy

Research methodology

Chinese politics


Selected Publications:
Stan Hok-Wui Wong. Forthcoming. "Gerrymandering in Electoral Autocracies: Evidence from Hong Kong," British Journal of Political Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007123416000685

Stan Hok-Wui Wong and Yu Zeng. Forthcoming. "Do inferences of competence from faces predict political selection in authoritarian regimes? Evidence from China," Social Science Research. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.11.002

Stan Hok-Wui Wong, Ngok Ma, and Wai-man Lam. 2016. "Migrants and Democratization: the Political Economy of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong," Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal, v. 2, no. 2

Stan Hok-Wui Wong. 2015. Electoral Politics in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Protest, Patronage, and the Media. Springer.

Stan Hok-Wui Wong and Nicole Wu. 2016. "Can Beijing Buy Taiwan? An Empirical Assessment of Beijing’s Agricultural Trade Concessions to Taiwan," Journal of Contemporary China, v. 25, no. 99.

Stan Hok-Wui Wong and Minggang Peng. 2015. “Petition and Repression in China’s Authoritarian Regime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.” Journal of East Asian Studies, v. 15. no. 1.

Stan Hok-Wui Wong. 2015. “Real Estate Elite, Economic Development, and Political Conflicts in Post-Colonial Hong Kong.” China Review, v. 15. no. 1

Stan Hok-Wui Wong. 2014. “Resource Disparity and Multi-level Elections in Competitive Authoritarian Regimes: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Hong Kong.” Electoral Politics, v. 33.

Stan Hok-Wui Wong. 2012. “Authoritarian Co-optation in the Age of Globalization: Evidence from Hong Kong.” Journal of Contemporary Asia, v. 42, no. 2

Stan Hok-Wui Wong. 2010. “Political Connections and Firm Performance: the Case of Hong Kong.” Journal of East Asian Studies, v. 10. no. 2


Current Research Projects:
1. Social Cleavages, Civic Engagement, and Election Outcomes in Hong Kong: A New Instrument to Measure Public Opinion (PI, General Research Fund 2015 – 2016)

2. Political Movements and Democratic Values in Hong Kong: The Asian Barometer Survey Wave IV (Co-I, General Research Fund 2015 – 2016)


Professional & Community Service:
American Political Science Association