The Individual Visit Scheme and the Course of Integration in Greater China

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 Dr. Victor ZHENG Wan-tai and Ms. WAN Po-san
 2013 – present
Globalization and Multilateral Interaction
Hong Kong Individual Visit Scheme Regional Integration 

Since the 1980s, we have tracked the topic through social indicator household surveys. Following the return of Hong Kong and Macao to Chinese sovereignty, the integration of these societies into a greater China has taken on a new aspect.

• To explore the course and evolution of the process of integration between Hong Kong/Macao/Taiwan and mainland China, especially since the start of the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS) policy

Since 2012, a series of telephone surveys have been conducted in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.

Related Publications
A total of 1 journal paper, 1 occasional paper, 1 book chapter, 3 conference papers, 1 magazine article, and 18 newspaper articles on the subject, drawing on the data from these surveys, have been published.

Public engagements
Two public lectures were delivered.

Photo: Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong by Jaume Escofet. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0