Kin "Taxes"? How Filipina Domestic Workers in Hong Kong Manage Family Expectations
Project Description

This project will address the puzzle of how to reconcile results from Jakiela & Ozier (2006) with the findings of Bhattacharya, Visaria & Zhang (2019).

Supervisor
VISARIA Sujata
Quota
1
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

The applicant will conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection in-person and over Zoom with Filipina domestic workers and their primary dependents/family members. He/she will collaborate with the supervisor to analyse the data, develop a working hypothesis and provide support for/against the hypothesis. He/she will collaborate with the supervisor to draft a working paper for submission to a conference on the linked lives of migrants.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE WORKED ON THIS PROJECT WITH PROF. VISARIA BEFORE THIS.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

The student will experience the entire research process from conceptualisation to design, implementation, analysis and writing.

Complexity of the project
Challenging