Ha-Joon Chang

Assistant Director of Development Studies

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Economics and Politics

Austin Robinson Building
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge CB3 9DD
Phone: 44-1223-335389;

Ha-Joon Chang is Assistant Director of Development Studies in the Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge. Born in the Republic of Korea, and educated at the Seoul National University and subsequently at Cambridge, professor Chang's books include Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective (Anthem, 2002), and Globalization, Economic Development, and the Role of the State (Zed, 2003).

Since 1992 he has also served on the editorial board of the Cambridge Journal of Economics. He was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Human Development Report (1999) and has acted a research project coordinator and consultant to numerous UN agencies and international agencies, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the British Government's Department for International Development, and the International Development Research Centre in Canada, and the South African Government's Department of Trade and Industry.


Focus: Development, Finance, Governance, Trade, Global

Related Resources:


Health Education to the Rural Poor, Land Movements and Struggles, Self-Help Group Promotion

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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