Ha-Joon Chang

Ha-Joon Chang (Korean: 장하준, Hanja: 張夏准, born in 1963) is one of the leading heterodox economists and institutional economists specialising in development economics. Currently a Reader in the Political Economy of Development at the University of Cambridge, Chang is the author of several widely-discussed policy books, most notably 2002's Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the European Investment Bank as well as to Oxfam and various United Nations agencies. He is also a fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. Chang is also known for being an important academic influence on the economist Rafael Correa, currently President of Ecuador. Continue Reading »

Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism
Economics: The User's Guide
Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective
The Role of the State in Economic Change

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