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Ms Kwan Hiu Lap

PhD Student

haleykhl@connect.hku.hk

8/F Hub, 8/F., The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus


Biography

Haley is a full-time PhD student in Sociology at the University of Hong Kong. She received her bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from The University of Hong Kong. Later on, she pursued master’s degrees in gender studies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Haley’s research interest includes gender inequality, women’s employment, labour market, digital platform, and the gig economy. Her current research will explore women’s employment and gender inequality in China’s ride-hailing industry.

Education

MSc Gender Research
The London School of Economics and Political Science

MA Gender Studies
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

BA Comparative Literature
The University of Hong Kong

Research interests

Gender inequality
Gig economy
Women’s employment
Feminist economics
Digital labour

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