JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2016, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (4): 1-7.DOI: 10.13766/j.bhsk.1008-2204.2016.0226

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Transition and Implications of Social Security Policies in Hong Kong of China

YANG Weiguo, LEI Ke, ZHANG Huiyun   

  1. School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China
  • Received:2016-06-13 Online:2016-07-25 Published:2016-07-20


Since opening as a commercial port, especially after the World War Ⅱ, Hong Kong has been developing rapidly in social security system. By integrating the changes of Hong Kong's social security system, the paper divides the changes into three parts:embryonic period (before 1970), new development period (1971-1990) and perfecting period (1990-present). Policy and legislation in each period with different economic, social and cultural backgrounds are introduced, which have a positive impact on the maintenance of social harmony and stability.

Key words: Hong Kong of China, social security policies, housing security, old-age security, work-related injury security

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