• E-mailerik.reinert@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Parkveien 9
    Ida Bloms hus
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

ERIK S. REINERT is professor of Technology Governance and Development Strategies at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia and Founder and Chairman of The Other Canon Foundation in Norway.  His main focus is the theory of uneven development and the history of economic thought and policy. Professor Reinert, who lectures in five languages, has given seminars and lectures worldwide. He is author of “How Rich Countries Got Rich... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor”, published in 20 languages and frequently reprinted. World Economics Association listed Reinert’s volume among the 50 books from which the top 10 economics books of the last 100 years were to be selected.

Preferred e-mail address: eriksreinert@gmail.com

Sjokkterapien. Comment in Norwegian daily Klassekampen, 6 April 2022 (in Norwegian, behind paywall)

Minoritetshistorie med mangel. Book review of "Samenes historie fra 1751 til 2010" in Norwegian independent journal for Norwegian and translated non-fiction, Prosa (#3 2021).

How Rich Countries Get Rich & How Poor Countries Stay Poor: A Rethink of Economic Orthodoxy. YouTube recording of conversation between Reinert and former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Lord David Sainsbury, and USC professor Jacob Soll. 06.05.2021

Når utviklingshjelp hinder økonomisk utvikling. Comment in Bistandsaktuelt, 29.05.2020 (in Norwegian)

Norges skam. Comment in Klassekampen (15.07.2020) and Nordnorsk debatt (16.07.2020) (in Norwegian)

Reindriften og den norske "hakkeorden." Comment in Nordnorsk debatt, 27.07.2020 (in Norwegian)

Stordriftsulemper. Comment in Klassekampen, 30.12.2020 (in Norwegian, behind paywall)