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Economy and Growth Cluster

The Economy and Growth Cluster focuses on utilizing cutting-edge remote sensing technology combined with diverse data sources to advance our understanding of sustainable development and growth. Our key objectives and research areas include:

 

Sustainable Development Drivers and Impediments:

Identifying and analyzing the factors that promote or hinder sustainable development.

Assessing the impact of policy interventions on sustainable economic practices.

 

Dynamics of Sustainability and Economic Growth:

Exploring the complex interactions between sustainability initiatives and economic growth patterns.

Evaluating the long-term economic impacts of environmental sustainability measures.

 

Health and Economic Interactions:

Investigating the interrelationships between public health outcomes and economic growth.

Analyzing how economic policies influence health indicators and vice versa.

 

Impact of (Un)Sustainability on Health:

Understanding how unsustainable practices adversely affect public health.

Studying the health benefits associated with sustainable development initiatives.

 

Data Integration and Remote Sensing:

Employing remote sensing technology to gather and integrate data from various sources.

Leveraging big data analytics to derive insights and inform policy decisions.

 

Innovative Approaches to Growth Measurement:

Developing new methodologies to measure economic growth in the context of sustainability.

Utilizing remote sensing data to monitor real-time changes in economic activities and their environmental impacts.

 

Our cluster's research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of sustainable growth and development, contributing valuable insights to policymakers and stakeholders globally.

Activities
  • Young People and Post-homeownership Housing in London, Amsterdam and Tokyo
    Young People and Post-homeownership Housing in London, Amsterdam and Tokyo
    Tue, 25 Jun
    The University of Hong Kong
    25 Jun 2024, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm HKT
    The University of Hong Kong, Room 730, 7/F, Knowles Building
    Speaker: Prof. Richard Ronald Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=94478
  • Fractal Cities: Nature vs Nurture
    Fractal Cities: Nature vs Nurture
    Thu, 13 Jun
    The University of Hong Kong
    13 Jun 2024, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm HKT
    The University of Hong Kong, Room 419, 4/F, Knowles Building, HKU
    Speaker: Prof. Elsa Arcaute Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=94403
  • Government-market-society Relationship Change in Urban Renewal of China
    Government-market-society Relationship Change in Urban Renewal of China
    Wed, 05 Jun
    The University of Hong Kong
    05 Jun 2024, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm HKT
    The University of Hong Kong, Room 526, 5/F, Knowles Building, HKU
    Speaker: Professor Li Tian Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=94293
  • Segregation: What is in a Name?
    Segregation: What is in a Name?
    Tue, 04 Jun
    The University of Hong Kong
    04 Jun 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm HKT
    The University of Hong Kong, Room 730, 7/F, Knowles Building, HKU
    Speaker: Professor David Wong Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=94243
  • How (Not) to Explain Blackbox AI Systems
    How (Not) to Explain Blackbox AI Systems
    Tue, 30 Apr
    Room 730, 7/F, Knowles Building, HKU
    30 Apr 2024, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm HKT
    Room 730, 7/F, Knowles Building, HKU, Knowles Building, Pok Fu Lam Rd, Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong
    Speaker: Dr. Boris Babic Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=93798
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