Faculty Staff
Dr Cho Yin-nei, Esther
Dr Cho Yin-nei, Esther
PhD Washington, St. Louis, RSW

Assistant Professor & Associate Director of Centre for Youth Research and
AAB1014
3411 2010
eyncho@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

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

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External funding

  • Principal Investigator. Adapting Student Wellbeing Framework to an Asian Context and Prioritizing the Wellbeing of Schoolchildren in Hong Kong. Funded by The General Research Fund 2020/21 (RGC Ref. No.12602620), University Grants Committee ($737,184). January 2021 – December 2022.
  • Principal Investigator. An Exploratory Study on the Financial Literacy and Financial Decision Making of Ethnic Minority Young Adults in Hong Kong. Funded by Investor and Financial Education Council ($299,970). October 2020 – October 2021.
  • Co-Investigator. A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in
    Hong Kong. Funded by Equal Opportunity Commission ($750,000). 2018 – 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. Blended Approach for Social Work Learning: A Reflection-Based and User-Oriented Pedagogical Model. Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Proposals (2016 – 2019 Triennium), University Grants  Committee ($5,260,000). August 2017 – August 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. Career and Life Adventure Planning  Programme (CLAP). Funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Charities Trust ($62,210,000). April 2015 – March 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. A Review on the Gambling Programme of the Youth Whole Person Development Project for the Macao SAR Government. Funded by the Macao SAR Government. April 2010 – August 2011.

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External funding

  • Principal Investigator. Adapting Student Wellbeing Framework to an Asian Context and Prioritizing the Wellbeing of Schoolchildren in Hong Kong. Funded by The General Research Fund 2020/21 (RGC Ref. No.12602620), University Grants Committee ($737,184). January 2021 – December 2022.
  • Principal Investigator. An Exploratory Study on the Financial Literacy and Financial Decision Making of Ethnic Minority Young Adults in Hong Kong. Funded by Investor and Financial Education Council ($299,970). October 2020 – October 2021.
  • Co-Investigator. A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in
    Hong Kong. Funded by Equal Opportunity Commission ($750,000). 2018 – 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. Blended Approach for Social Work Learning: A Reflection-Based and User-Oriented Pedagogical Model. Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Proposals (2016 – 2019 Triennium), University Grants  Committee ($5,260,000). August 2017 – August 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. Career and Life Adventure Planning  Programme (CLAP). Funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Charities Trust ($62,210,000). April 2015 – March 2020.

  • Co-Investigator. A Review on the Gambling Programme of the Youth Whole Person Development Project for the Macao SAR Government. Funded by the Macao SAR Government. April 2010 – August 2011.

 

Internal Funding

  • Principal Investigator. Learning and Wellbeing of Secondary School Students. (FRG2/17–18/084). Funded by Faculty Research Grant of Hong Kong Baptist University ($100,000).
    July 2018 – December 2019.
  • Principal Investigator. Child Wellbeing Index in Research: A Systematic Review. (FRG1/17-18/011). Funded by Faculty Research Grant of Hong Kong Baptist University ($50,000).
    October 2017 – July 2018.
  • 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 ($100,000). July 2016 – December 2017.

  • Co-Investigator. A Project on Building Learning Community through a Transdisciplinary Multi-Layered Approach (SDF12–0629–P02). Funded by the Strategic Development
    Fund, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University ($989,200). July 2013 – April 2015.

  • Principal Investigator. Research on defamilisation and child care service (FRG1/10-11/032). Funded by Faculty Research Grant of Hong Kong Baptist University ($50,000). February 2011 – January 2012.

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  • Cho, E. Y. N. & Yu, F. Y. (2020). A review of measurement tools for child wellbeing. Children and Youth Services Review, 119. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105576
    [2020 IF: 2.393; 5-year IF: 2.944, Quartile 1]
  • Chan, T. M. S. & Cho, E. Y. N. (In press). Discourse analysis of conception of masculinity among Chinese male sexual abuse survivors. International Social Work. [2020 IF: 1.349, 5-year IF: 1.429, Quartile 2] (Involvement 40%)
  • Cho, E. Y. N. & Chan, T. M. S. (2020). Children’s wellbeing in a high-stakes testing environment: The case of Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review, 109. Advance
    online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104694
    [2020 IF: 2.393; 5-year IF: 2.944, Quartile 1]
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  • Cho, E. Y. N. & Yu, F. Y. (2020). A review of measurement tools for child wellbeing. Children and Youth Services Review, 119. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105576
    [2020 IF: 2.393; 5-year IF: 2.944, Quartile 1]
  • Chan, T. M. S. & Cho, E. Y. N. (In press). Discourse analysis of conception of masculinity among Chinese male sexual abuse survivors. International Social Work. [2020 IF: 1.349, 5-year IF: 1.429, Quartile 2] (Involvement 40%)
  • Cho, E. Y. N. & Chan, T. M. S. (2020). Children’s wellbeing in a high-stakes testing environment: The case of Hong Kong. Children and Youth Services Review, 109. Advance
    online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104694
    [2020 IF: 2.393; 5-year IF: 2.944, Quartile 1]
  • Cho, E. Y. N. (2019). A multilevel analysis of life satisfaction among secondary school students: Do school-level factors matter? Children and Youth Services Review, 102, 231–
    242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.05.002
    [2020 IF: 2.393; 5-year IF: 2.944, Quartile 1]

  • Cho, E. Y. N. (2018). Links between poverty and children’s subjective wellbeing: Examining the mediating and moderating role of relationships. Child Indicators
    Research, 11(2), 585–607. [2020 IF: 2.420, 5-year IF: 2.722, Quartile 1]

  • Cho, E. Y. N. (2017). Child benefit portfolios across OECD countries. Social Indicators Research, 132(3), 1099–1115.
    [2020 IF: 2.614, 5-year IF: 3.056, Quartile 1]