Title: The Political Economy of Hong Kong SAR's Fiscal Policy
Reference Number: 1013
Publication Date: August 2000
Lok Sang Ho Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University
Abstract: For decades the government of Hong Kong had enjoyed huge fiscal surpluses. Only rarely did Hong Kong register a fiscal deficit. The natural question to ask, following this observation, is where did the surging revenues come from, and whether such hugh revenues can be expected to continue indefinitely.