Dr Cho Yin-nei, Esther

Research Focus

Comparative child wellbeing, Comparison of child benefits, Human capital of women and children

Selected Research Project


Principal Investigator. Child wellbeing in a high stakes testing environment: The voice of children (FRG2/15-16/075). Funded by Faculty Research Grant of Hong Kong Baptist University.


Co-Investigator. Career and Life Adventure Planning Programme (CLAP), Hong Kong Jockey Club. Funded by the Club\' s Charities Trust. Chief PI: Prof. Alvin Leung, PI of community-based team: Prof. Victor Wong.
Team Member. Building Learning Community through a Transdisciplinary Multi-layered Approach. Funded by HKBU Strategic Development Fund (SDF12-0629-P02). PI: Prof. Atara Sivan.

Selected Publication


Cho, E. Y. N. (2017). Links between poverty and children\'s subjective wellbeing: Examining the mediating and moderating role of relationships. Child Indicators Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12187-017-9453-z. (advanced published online on 21 February 2017)


Cho, E. Y. N. (2016). Child benefit portfolios across OECD countries. Social Indicators Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1334-1. (advanced published online on 21 April 2016)


Cho, E. Y. N. (2015). Children's wellbeing in East and Southeast Asia: A preliminary comparison. Social Indicators Research, 123(1), 183-201. doi: 10.1007/s11205-014-0731-6


Cho, E. Y. N. (2014). Defamilisation typology re-examined: Re-measuring the economic independence of women in welfare states. Journal of European Social Policy, 24 (5), 442-454. doi: 10.1177/0958928714542734
Cho, E. Y. N. (2014). Comparing children\'s wellbeing across countries: A clustering approach. Child Indicators Research, 7(3), 553-567. doi: 10.1007/s12187-013-9229-z