Feature articles in recent issues of Economic Report
First Quarter Economic Report 2016
Diffusion indices on small and medium-sized enterprises (an update) (PDF)
The “13th Five-Year Plan” and Hong Kong’s economic development (PDF)
Labour productivity growth in Hong Kong: a structural perspective (PDF)
Negative interest rates in the eurozone and Japan (PDF)
Impact of a regional trade agreement on Hong Kong as a non-signatory: A case in ECFA (PDF)
Entrepreneurship and Economic Freedom (PDF)
Cash Market Transaction Survey 2014/15 (PDF)
Business performance and operating situation of low paying sectors in 2014 (PDF)
Rebasing of the Consumer Price Indices (PDF)
 
2015 Economic Background and 2016 Prospects
Diffusion indices on small and medium-sized enterprises (an update) (PDF)
Recent labour market conditions in the eurozone (PDF)
Can domestic demand of selected Asian economies provide support to growth? (PDF)
What can we learn from the previous US interest rate upcycles? (PDF)
The cyclical and secular forces behind Hong Kong’s merchandise export performance (PDF)
Hong Kong’s trade with selected regions along the Belt and Road (PDF)
Salient observations on the trends of labour force participation rate (PDF)
An update on the self-employment situation (PDF)
 
Third Quarter Economic Report 2015
Will personal consumption help sustain economic growth in the United States? (PDF)
An update on the recent performance of Hong Kong’s retail sales (PDF)
Diffusion indices on small and medium-sized enterprises (an update) (PDF)
The increasing monetary policy divergence between major central banks (PDF)
 
Half-yearly Economic Report 2015
Risks of capital flow reversals in emerging market economies from the eventual normalisation of US interest rates (PDF)
Diffusion indices on small and medium-sized enterprises (an update) (PDF)
Recent economic performance of the selected member economies in the eurozone (PDF)
Gender wage gap for low-paid employees in Hong Kong during 2011-2014 (PDF)
 
Legislative Council Business
Hong Kong's recent economic situation and near-term outlook (PDF)
Hong Kong's latest overall economic situation (PDF)
Information Note on non-residential property market (PDF)
 
 

Archive of feature articles and Legislative council business

 
Research Notes
Effect of Statutory Corporate Profits Tax Rates on DI Flows to and from Hong Kong (December 2015) (PDF)
An Overview of the Household Debt Situation in Hong Kong (December 2015) (PDF)
Problems of PAYG Pension Scheme and Pension Reform - A note on overseas experience and international guidelines (November 2015) (PDF)
Economic Analysis of Tenancy Control : International Experience (October 2015) (PDF)
The Impact of Retail Trade and Rental on Demand for Floor Space (October 2015) (PDF)
The Prospects for a Turnaround in Retail Sales (May 2015) (PDF)
Airports and Economic Growth (April 2015) (PDF)
Exchange Rate Effect on HK Trade (January 2015) (PDF)
How high is the natural rate of unemployment in Hong Kong? (A technical note (July 2014)) (PDF)
The Various Facets of Credit Card Debt (May 2014) (PDF)
The Analytics of Labour Market Matching (April 2014) (PDF)
Growth accounting framework applied to Hong Kong (April 2014) (PDF)
Mortgage Loan Approvals and Government Intervention Policy (March 2014) (PDF)
An Anatomy of the World Trade Network (July 2013) (PDF)
A Non-parametric Analysis of Micro-data using Classification Trees (January 2013) (PDF)
The role of education upgrading and experience accumulation in driving labour productivity growth in Hong Kong (December 2012) (PDF)
Monetary Tightening and Inflation in a Bayesian Proportional Hazard Model (November 2012) (PDF)
開發前海的宏觀背景及對粵港合作的意義 (October 2012) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
Relationship between Unemployment Rate and Real GDP in Hong Kong (March 2012) (PDF)
Offshore RMB development in Hong Kong : A look into the Eurocurrency experience (December 2011) (PDF)
Hedonic Price Index: An Illustration with Residential Property Prices (October 2011) (PDF)
Spatial Analysis of Chinese Fixed Asset Investment (July 2011) (PDF)
Sectoral Shifts and Unemployment Rate in Hong Kong (July 2011) (PDF)
Human Capital and Total Factor Productivity (June 2011) (PDF)
Exploring A Macroeconometric Framework for Forecasting and Structural Anlaysis (June 2011) (PDF)
A State Space Model of NAIRU (March 2011) (PDF)
Leading Indicators of Hong Kong Economic Output (February 2011) (PDF)
Hong Kong’s Gini Coefficient compared with other economies (May 2010) (PDF)
Will a weaker US dollar entail significant risks to Hong Kong’s CPI inflation (March 2010) (PDF)
Estimating the social rates of return of university education in Hong Kong (November 2006) (PDF)
 
The Economic Analysis Division provides analysis and research support to the works of various Government committees/working groups/task forces. Some notable examples are given below.
 
Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning
Report of the Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning (March 2014) (PDF)
 
Task Force on Economic Challenges
Monitor of Global Responses: An Overview of Measures Adopted by Selected Economies since the Financial Tsunami (22 June 2009) (PDF)
Monitor of Global Reponses to the Financial Tsunami by Selected Economy (late-March to mid-June 2009) (22 June 2009) (PDF)
Update on the Hong Kong Economy (22 June 2009) (PPT)
Monthly Monitor of Global Reponses to the Financial Tsunami by Selected Economy (for January to mid-March 2009) (3 April 2009) (PDF)
Update on the Hong Kong Economy (3 April 2009) (PPT)
Monthly Monitor of Global Reponses to the Financial Tsunami by Selected Economy (for December 2008 to mid-January 2009) (22 January 2009) (PDF)
Update on the Hong Kong Economy (22 January 2009) (PPT)
Monthly Monitor of Global Reponses to the Financial Tsunami by Selected Economy (for November 2008) (8 December 2008) (PDF)
Update on the Hong Kong Economy (8 December 2008) (PPT)
Impacts of the Financial Tsunami on the Hong Kong Economy (3 November 2008) (PPT)
 
Other Topics
Retirement Protection
Retirement Protection Forging Ahead Consultation Document (December 2015) - Financial assessments of different proposals on retirement protection based on the latest population and labour force projections conducted by the Census and Statistics Department (PDF)
 
Standard Working Hours
Policy Study on Standard Working Hours (June 2012) (PDF)
 
Statutory Minimum Wage
2014 Report of the Minimum Wage Commission (October 2014) (PDF)
2012 Report of the Minimum Wage Commission (October 2012) (PDF)
Report of the Provisional Minimum Wage Commission (October 2010) (PDF)
 
Manpower Projection
Report on Manpower Projection to 2022 (April 2015) (PDF)
Report on Manpower Projection to 2018 (March 2012) (PDF)
 
Poverty Relief
Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report on Ethnic Minorities 2014 (December 2015) (PDF)
Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report 2014 (October 2015) (PDF)
Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report on Disability 2013 (December 2014) (PDF)
Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report 2013 (October 2014) (PDF)
Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report 2012 (September 2013) (PDF)
The 5th meeting of Special Needs Groups Task Force of the first-term Commission on Poverty – Illustrating the poverty situation of selected social groups in 2012 (November 2013) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
The 1st meeting of Societal Engagement Task Force of the first-term Commission on Poverty– Illustrating the poverty situation by district based on a basket of indicators (February 2013) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
The 1st meeting of Societal Engagement Task Force of the first-term Commission on Poverty– Illustrating the poverty situation by district based on a basket of indicators – Statistical Appendix (February 2013) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
The 1st meeting of Commission on Poverty(first-term) – Poverty indicators endorsed by the former Commission on Poverty and its latest trends (December 2012) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
The 1st meeting of Commission on Poverty(first-term) – Poverty indicators endorsed by the former Commission on Poverty and its latest trends – Appendix (December 2012) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
The 1st meeting of Commission on Poverty(first-term) – Analytical framework to establish a poverty line for Hong Kong and analyse its situation (December 2012) (Chinese version only) (PDF)
Indicators of Poverty – An update for 2011 (November 2012) (PDF)
Report of the former Commission on Poverty – Illustrating the poverty situation of Hong Kong based on a set of 24 poverty indicators (2012) (PDF)
 
Population
Population Policy – Strategies and Initiatives (January 2015) (PDF)
Steering Committee on Population Policy – Progress Report 2012 (May 2012) Economic implications of population ageing based on population projections and labour force projections conducted by the Census and Statistics Department (PDF)
 
The Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
Legislative Council Panel on Commerce and Industry Information Paper (May 2010) (PDF)
Legislative Council Panel on Commerce and Industry Information Paper (June 2007) (PDF)
Legislative Council Panel on Commerce and Industry Information Paper (April 2005) (PDF)
 
West Kowloon Cultural District
Economic Impact of developing the West Kowloon Cultural District (May 2007) (PDF)
 
Economic Summit on "China's 11th Five-Year Plan and the Development of Hong Kong"
The Opportunities and Challenges Presented by the 11th Five-Year Plan and the Outlook for Hong Kong (September 2006) (PDF)
The Opportunities and Challenges Presented by the 11th Five-Year Plan and the Outlook for Hong Kong Executive Summary (September 2006) (PDF)
 
Walt Disney Theme Park
Legislative Council Panel on Economic Development Update on Hong Kong Disneyland (January 2012) (PDF)
Legislative Council Panel on Economic Development Update on Hong Kong Disneyland (January 2011) (PDF)
Legislative Council Panel on Economic Development Update on Hong Kong Disneyland (January 2010) (PDF)
Economic Assessment on Building a Walt Disney Theme Park in Hong Kong – Briefing Paper (November 1999) (PDF)
Economic Assessment on Building a Walt Disney Theme Park in Hong Kong (November 1999) (PDF)