The social and legal organisation of family capital in Hong Kong
Dr Jones, Carol Anne Goodwin (Principal investigator)
Mr Lawton (Co-Investigator)
Other Funding Scheme
To examine the ways in which capital is organised within family businesses to ensure that it stays within the family. It also looks at issues such as the tradition of family business amongst the non-Chinese hongs and the use of trust laws to ensure the transfer of capital intact on an inter-generational basis. One further issue is whether this organisation of capital excludes women from inheriting capital which they might take out of the family upon marriage.