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Economics: Links

 

 

 


 

 

Description and Web Addresses
(I) Economics Curriculum
Topic E (Efficiency, Equity and the Role of Government:- measuring income inequality)
  • Thematic Report: Household Income Distribution in Hong Kong -Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR
          http://www.census2011.gov.hk/pdf/household-income.pdf
Topic F (Measurement of Economic Performance)
  • Understanding the concepts of gross domestic product and gross national income -Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR
         http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/fd.jsp?file=B8XX00262012XXXXB0100.pdf&product_id=B8XX0026&lang=1
  • Chain Volume Measures of Hong Kong’s Gross Domestic Product
         http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/un/curinterest/major_revision/index.jsp
  • Special Report on Gross Domestic Product
         http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/hkstat/sub/sp250.jsp?productCode=B1030003
Topic I (Macroeconomic Problems and Policies)
  • Policy Address, Budget Speech, Accounts of the Government and Government Reports
         http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/government/policy/
  • Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning Multimedia Information (Videos and Game)
         http://www.fstb.gov.hk/tb/en/multimedia1.htm
Topic J (International Trade and Finance:- balance of payment account)
  • Understanding the concepts of statistics on balance of payments, international investment position and external debt—Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR
         http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/fd.jsp?file=B8XX00272012XXXXB0100.pdf&product_id=B8XX0027&lang=1
  • Interpretation and uses of statistics on balance of payments, international investment position and external debt—Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR
         http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/fd.jsp?file=B8XX00282012XXXXB0100.pdf&product_id=B8XX0028&lang=1
Elective Part: Part 1 (Anti-competitive Behaviours and Competition Policy)
  • Competition Commission
         http://compcomm.hk/en/index2.html
  • Competition Policy Advisory Group
         http://www.compag.gov.hk/about/
  • Competition Ordinance of Hong Kong
         http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr11-12/english/ord/ord014-12-e.pdf
  • A public discussion document on the way forward for competition policy in Hong Kong
         http://www.compag.gov.hk/reference/Booklet_Eng.pdf
Elective Part: Part 2 (Economic Growth and Development- Human Development Index)
  • United Nations Development Programme – Human Development Reports
         http://hdr.undp.org/en
(II) Learning and teaching strategies
Learning economic concepts through games
  • Charles Holt's Teaching Interests
         http://people.virginia.edu/~cah2k/teaching.html
  • Multi-Market Equilibrium, Trade, and the Law of One Price
         http://people.virginia.edu/~cah2k/onepritr.pdf
  • Making Money
         http://people.virginia.edu/~cah2k/moneytr.pdf
Classroom resources for economic education
  • Council for Economic Education in the US
         http://www.ncee.net/resources/lessons.php
Econ Experiments
  • A site on Economics experiments developed by a team in the Chinese University
  • Contains lesson plans for Economics Experiments and contributions from school teachers and discussion group
         http://iface.econ.cuhk.edu.hk/
(III) Economic Issues / Policies in Hong Kong
Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning
http://www.fstb.gov.hk/tb/en/working-group-on-longterm-fiscal-planning.htm
  • Report of the Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning and Fiscal Pojections
Minimum Wage Commission
http://www.mwc.org.hk/
  • Review of the Statutory Minimum Wage rate and news related to Minimum Wage
Commission on Poverty
http://www.povertyrelief.gov.hk/eng/welcome.html
  • Poverty Line and Poverty Alleviation Measures
Community Care Fund
http://www.communitycarefund.hk/en/index.asp
  • Assistance programmes under the Fund
Public Consultation on the Long Term Housing Strategy
http://www.thb.gov.hk/eng/policy/housing/policy/lths/
  • Long term housing strategy public consultation and Report on public consultation
Steering Committee on Population Policy
http://www.hkpopulation.gov.hk/en/aboutus.html
  • Steering Committee on Population Policy Progress Report 2012
Trade and Industry Department
http://www.tid.gov.hk/english/cepa/index.html
  • Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)
(IV) Other useful links
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
http://www.info.gov.hk/hkma/
  • Includes press releases, statistics, publications, speeches, useful links and a learning centre of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Census and Statistics Department
http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/
  • Information on publications and statistics compiled by the Department
The Hong Kong Centre for Economic Research
http://www.hkcer.hku.hk/
  • Articles published by the Hong Kong Centre for Economic Research of University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA)
http://www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/
  • Information on public examinations, examination results and publications of HKEAA
China Statistical Yearbook
http://www.stats.gov.cn/english/statisticaldata/AnnualData/
  • Annual data published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China
The People’s Bank of China
http://www.pbc.gov.cn/publish/english/963/index.html
  • Monetary Policy of the People’s Republic of China
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
http://www.imf.org/
  • Information on different countries and publications of IMF
The World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/
  • Statistics, publications complied by the World Bank and learning materials on economic development for classroom use
World Trade Organization (WTO)
http://www.wto.org/
  • Statistics, on-line bookshop and news offered by the WTO
World Economic Forum
http://www.wto.org/
  • News, reports and events offered by the organization
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
http://www.federalreserve.gov/
  • Current U.S. Monetary Policies and Educational Tools
European Central Bank
http://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/html/faqinterestrates.en.html
  • Current EU Monetary Policies and Educational Supports