GDI Lecture with Dr Ha-Joon Chang: 'Are some countries destined for under-development?'
|Starts:||16:30 5 Feb 2018|
|Ends:||18:00 5 Feb 2018|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||Global Development Institute|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
|Speaker:||Dr Ha-Joon Chang|
The Global Development Institute Lecture Series and the Post-Crash Economics Society is pleased to present Dr Ha-Joon Chang, University Reader, University of Cambridge, toexplore the reasons that determine the economic stagnation and under-development of some countries.
The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global development to The University of Manchester. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research and ideas.
Lectures are followed by an audience Q&A
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This event is open to members of the public and information on the accessibility of the venue is detailed at this link: https://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/the-university-of-manchester/roscoeth-b
Dr Ha-Joon Chang
Role: University Reader
Organisation: Merton College, Oxford
Biography: Ha-Joon Chang is a political economist whose main research interests is the role of states in economic development, industrial policies and international trade. Currently teaching at the University of Cambridge, where he is the head of Masters programmes in Development Economics, he established himself as a vocal critic of the current approaches towards the integration of developing states in the global economy. Besides his work as an academic researcher and teacher, he has also served as an advisor to a large number of international bodies and national organisations, such as the UN, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, UK's Department for International Development, IPPR or Oxfam. In 2005, he was awarded, jointly with Richard Nelson of Columbia University, the Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.
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