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How Can You Be Simple Without Being Simplistic? – Writing for The General Public

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  • UserDr Ha-Joon Chang- Reader in the Political Economy of Development, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  • ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 13:35-14:00
  • HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College Cambridge.

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Dr Ha-Joon Chang is Reader in the Political Economy of Development, Faculty of Economics. Dr Chang is one of the world’s best-known economists, and he has advised various governments and international institutions. His academic work focuses on the role of institutions, in particular the role of the state, in economic development. Apart from academic books, Dr Chang has also written books about economics for the general public. These include Bad Samaritans Rich Nations and Economics: The User’s Guide. Dr Chang’s books have sold millions of copies across the world, and they have been translated into 37 languages. In this keynote address, Dr Chang will share his experience and advice in writing for the public and non-specialist audiences.

This talk is part of the Wolfson Research Event 2017 series.

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