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NG, Kok Hoe

Ng Kok Hoe

PhD in Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Ng Kok Hoe
Contact Details
DID: +65 6516 8250
Office Location

469B Bukit Timah Road
Level 2, Li Ka Shing Building
Singapore 259771


Ng Kok Hoe is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He received his PhD and MSc degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He previously worked in the Singapore civil service and continues to consult for the government and the voluntary sector on social policy issues and social service research.

Kok Hoe’s research is concerned with population ageing and its implications for social policy, incomes and poverty among older people, pension policy design, and the dynamics of policymaking processes. He is also interested in the evaluation of social services in the pilot phase, focusing on service models and service delivery.

Ng Kok Hoe - CV

Research Areas

  • Ageing
  • Evaluation of pilot social services
  • Old-age pensions and income security
  • Public housing policy
  • Social policy


Recent Academic Publications

  • Ng KH. (forthcoming). Future of family support: Projected living arrangements and income sources of older people in Hong Kong up to 2030. Australasian Journal on Ageing. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12215
  • Ng KH. (2011). Review essay: Prospects for old-age income security in Hong Kong and Singapore. Journal of Population Ageing, 4, 271-293.

Other publications

  • Ng KH. (forthcoming). Incomes and poverty during old age in Singapore. In Report on ageing in Singapore. Singapore: Tsao Foundation.
  • Ng KH. (2015). Moving targets: The practice and evaluation of street outreach for at-risk youths in Singapore. Singapore: Ministry of Social and Family Development.
  • Ng KH. (2015). Can Singapore’s Central Provident Fund still meet retirement income needs? In M. Sherraden, L. Zou, H. Ku, S. Deng & S. Wang (Eds.), Asset-building policies and innovations in Asia (pp. 104–22). Oxon: Routledge.


PP5150 Social welfare in East Asia
PP5151 Comparative case study method
PP5416 Social, urban, and environmental policy

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