Prof. YEP Kin Man Ray (葉健民)

BSocSc HKU, MPhil HKU, PhD Oxford


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Prof Ray Yep joined the Department in 1998. He is a political scientist by training and specializes in the study of political economy of China’s reforms, late colonial governance of Hong Kong and contentious politics. He is very active in community services and is currently member of the Advisory Council for Environment, Strategy Subcommittee of Sustainable Development Council and Central Policy Unit. He is also Research Director of SynergyNet, a local policy think tank. He held visiting position in Bristol University, Peking University, University of Macao and Brookings Institution.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Land disputes and spatial politics in China
  • Fiscal Reforms in China
  • Hong Kong history
  • Contentious politics


  • Political economy of China’s reform
  • Rural China
  • Hong Kong-mainland interaction
  • Hong Kong politics
  • Comparative politics