The Role of New Arrivals in Hong Kong’s Economic Imaginary

Restructuring Migration Policies in the Context of Global Competition for Highly Skilled Workers
  • Alan Smart


The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has recently promoted a variety of changes which attempt to facilitate the development of a ‘knowledge-based society.’ Associated with this imagined economic future have been changes to the conditions under which Chinese nationals can enter Hong Kong. The administration is trying to minimize the numbers doming from the mainland as part of family reunions, and instead recruiting highly skilled professionals.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Smart
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  1. 1.University of CalgaryCanada

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