Ha-Joon Chang

Ha-Joon Chang has taught at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge since 1990. In addition to numerous articles in journals and edited volumes, Ha-Joon Chang has published 16 authored books (five of them co-authored) and 10 edited books (six of them co-edited). His main books include The Political Economy of Industrial Policy (1994), Kicking Away the Ladder (2002), Bad Samaritans (2007), and 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism (2010), and Economics: The User’s Guide (2014). By the end of 2018, his writings will have been translated into 41 languages in 44 countries. His books have sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide. Apart from his academic activities, Ha-Joon Chang has worked as a consultant for numerous international organisations (including various UN agencies and the World Bank), governments, private sector firms, and NGOs. He is the winner of the 2003 Gunnar Myrdal Prize and the 2005 Wassily Leontief Prize.