KÜHNER Stefan, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 288 Scopus Citations
  • 8 Scopus h-Index

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Personal profile


Stefan obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York, United Kingdom. He joined Lingnan University in August 2016. His research interest centers on comparative and global social policy and research methods. He teaches Statistics for Social Science, Social Justice and Risk, Society and Modernity.

Research interests

Comparative and global social policy analysis, Social investment and productive welfare policy, Child well-being, Politics of welfare reform, Partisan theory and historical institutionalism, Comparative research methods

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Research Output

Beyond the Limits of the Productivist Regime : Capturing Three Decades of East Asian Welfare Development with Fuzzy Sets

YANG, N. & KÜHNER, S., Oct 2020, In : Social Policy & Society. 19, 4, p. 613-627 15 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 1 Scopus Citations

    Children's Worlds National Report: China - Hong Kong (SAR)

    LAU, K. W. M. & KÜHNER, S., Sep 2020, 28 p. (Country reports of the third wave 2016-2019)

    Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksConsulting or Contract Research Report

    Open Access

    The Politics of MPF Reform : Lessons from Public Attitudes in Hong Kong

    KÜHNER, S. & CHOU, K. L., Jul 2020, In : Social Policy and Society. 19, 3, p. 414-430 17 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • Prizes

    LU Research Output Excellence Award 2020

    KÜHNER, Stefan (Recipient), Apr 2020

    Prize: Prize / Award


    • 4 Other Invited Talks or Presentations
    • 3 Conduct Training / Workshop
    • 1 Editorial (Book Series)
    • 1 Editorial Membership

    Labour market experience, spatial inequality and self-reported happiness in the Greater Bay Area : Evidence from Hong Kong

    Stefan KÜHNER (Invited speaker)

    10 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talks or PresentationsOther Invited Talks or Presentations

    Social Policy and Administration (Journal)

    Stefan KÜHNER (Member of editorial board)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership

    Bridging cross-cultural boundaries: East Asia comparative research from a personal perspective

    Stefan KÜHNER (Speaker)

    10 Jul 2018

    Activity: Talks or PresentationsOther Invited Talks or Presentations