Skip to Main Content
Liberal Arts Education Transformation For Life
Start main Content

Research & Impact

Professor MOK Ka Ho, Joshua

Prof Joshua Mok


Key research areas

  • International Higher Education and Governance
  • Policy and Comparative Development Studies
  • Greater China and East Asian Studies

Recent projects

  • UK International Students and Graduates from East Asia: Careers, Earnings, Jobs and Mobility (UK ESRC)
  • A Study of Contracting out Social Services and Changing Welfare Governance in China (General Research Fund)
  • One Country, Diverse Employment Systems: Measuring Employment Regulations in Sub-national China Based on Employment Protection Legislation Index (EPLI) (LU)
  • LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing Project (Jockey Club)

Selected publications

  • Mok, K.H., & Qian, J.W. (2019) A new welfare regime in the making? Paternalistic welfare pragmatism in China. Journal of European Social Policy, 29(1), 100-114. doi: 10.1177/0958928718767603
  • Mok, K.H., Kühner, S., & Huang, G. (2017). The productivist construction of selective welfare pragmatism in China. Social Policy & Administration, 51(6), 845-856. doi: 10.1111/spol.12337
  • Mok, K.H. (2018). Promoting national identity through higher education and graduate employment: reality in the responses
    and implementation of government policy in China. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 40(6), 583-597. doi:
  • Mok, K.H., & Qian, J. (2018). Massification of higher education and youth transition: skills mismatch, informal sector Jobs and
    implications for China. Journal of Education and Work, 31(4), 339-352. doi: 10.1080/13639080.2018.1479838

Back to Social Policy Research @ Lingnan University