October 5, 2023

Edible Economics: A talk about economic literacy as the foundation for a meaningful democracy – And food.

CCPA and UBC: Rosenbluth Memorial Lecture

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Registration is now open for the 2023 Rosenbluth Memorial Lecture, delivered online via Zoom. Serving a rich blend of economic wisdom, the speaker for the day is the acclaimed economist Ha-Joon Chang. He will be dishing out insights at his talk titled “Edible Economics: A talk about economic literacy as the foundation for a meaningful democracy. And food.”

Elegantly combining storytelling with rigorous academic insights, Ha-Joon offers a unique perspective on global economics. If you want to get a taste of his work in the lead up to the lecture, here is a YouTube clip of one of his previous talks.

Join in for an engaging discourse, where traditional economic theories intertwine with the tangible realities of our world!

More about Ha-Joon Chang:

Previously a significant voice in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, Ha-Joon is now a Distinguished Research Professor of economics at SOAS University of London. His contributions to economics are profound with 17 authored books to his name. Some of his seminal works include “The Political Economy of Industrial Policy”, “Kicking Away the Ladder” and the captivating “Edible Economics – A Hungry Economist Explains the World”. His insights have found resonance worldwide with translations in 45 languages and an impressive 2 million copies sold. Beyond the books and classrooms, Ha-Joon’s wisdom is sought by international organizations, governments and civil society bodies. His accolades, including the 2003 Gunnar Myrdal Prize and the 2005 Wassily Leontief Prize, testify to his profound impact on the field.


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