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

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.

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