Learn the Language of Power

Economists make what we do seem complicated, says Ha-Joon Chang. It’s not.

From the collection: Learn Economics at Home


From the collection Learn Economics at Home

University of Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang explains why ordinary people can and should learn about economics, and not leave the field to experts speaking in tongues.

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Special Thanks

INET sincerely thanks the Julis-Rabinowitz Family for their generous support, who named this series to honor the spirit of a great educator and economic thinker, Uwe Reinhardt.

For nearly 50 years, the late Uwe Reinhardt was a beloved economist and professor at Princeton University. Known best for helping to shape critical discourse around healthcare markets, his biting wit and intellect challenged students, colleagues, and policymakers alike to follow the data and to check all assumptions at the door.