Kong Chong Ho

alt Name:

Kong Chong Ho (Editor)

Academic Title: Associate Professor

National University of Singapore

Departmental Position: Associate Professor

Fields of Expertise:

Urban Sociology

Sociology of Youth

Higher Education

Survey Research


Daniels, P. K.C. Ho. And Hutton, T. (eds)   (2012) New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities, Routledge,

Sidhu, R. & Ho, K.C.  & Yeoh, B. (2011) The Global Schoolhouse: Governing Singapore’s Knowledge Economy Aspirations In  Marginson, S. ;  Kaur, S. ; & Sawir, E. (eds.)  Higher Education in the Asia Pacific.Springer, Dordrecht, 2011

K.C. Ho, K.W. Ho and I.Ang  Youth.sg: State of Youth in Singapore. National Youth Council. Singapore, 2011

K.C. Ho and Ge Yun (2011) “Education and Human Capital Management in a World City: the Case of Singapore” Asia Pacific Journal of Education vol.31.3: 263-276

K.C. Ho  (2009) “The Neighbourhood in the Creative Economy: Policy, Practice and Place in Singapore”  Urban Studies 46: 1187-1201.
Ongoing Research Projects:

Globalising Univerisities and International Student Mobilities in East Asia

High Density Thresholds in Singapore


Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore, Blk AS1, 11 Arts Link, Singapore 117570, Singapore

Personal Notes: Kong Chong Ho is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. His research interests are in the political economy of cities, urban communities and higher education. He is an editorial board member of Pacific Affairs and the International Journal of Comparative Sociology. Kong Chong is co-author of City-States in the Global Economy: Industrial Restructuring in Hong Kong and Singapore (Westview, 1997); and co-editor of Service Industries, Cities and Development Trajectories in the Asia-Pacific (Routledge, 2005); The City and Civil Society in Pacific Asian Cities (Routledge, 2008), New Economic Spaces in Asian Cities (Routledge, 2012) and ‘Globalising Higher Education and Cities in Asia and the Pacific’ (Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 55(2), 2014).