Dr Peng Chenhong

Research Focus

Social Policy (Social Welfare Policy, Housing Policy, Old-age Policy), Social Inequality (Poverty, Intergenerational Mobility)

Selected Publication


Peng, C.H., Yip, P.S.F., & Law, Y.W. (2020). What factors beyond economic poverty lead people in high-income societies to feel poor? Evidence from Hong Kong. Social Indicators Research, 1-37.
Yip, P.S.F., Peng, C.H., Wong, H.K. & So, B.K. (2020). Social welfare transfer and poverty transitions in Hong Kong: Evidence from two-wave panel data. Social Indicators Research, 1-24.
Chang, Q., Peng, C.H., Guo, Y., Cai, Z., & Yip, P. S. (2020). Mechanisms Connecting Objective and Subjective Poverty to Mental Health: Serial Mediation Roles of Negative Life Events and Social Support. Social Science & Medicine, 113308.


Peng, C.H., Fang, L., Wang, J. S. H., Law, Y. W., Zhang, Y., & Yip, P. S. (2019). Determinants of poverty and their variation across the poverty spectrum: evidence from Hong Kong, a high-income society with a high poverty level. Social Indicators Research, 144(1), 219-250.
Peng, C.H., Yip, P. S. F., & Law, Y. W. (2019). Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Returns to Education in Hong Kong: A Developed Society with High Economic Inequality. Social Indicators Research, 143(1), 133-156.
Peng, C.H., Kwok, C. L., Law, Y. W., Yip, P. S., & Cheng, Q. (2019). Intergenerational support, satisfaction with parent�Vchild relationship and elderly parents�� life satisfaction in Hong Kong. Aging & Mental Health, 23(4), 428-438.