Geoffrey Colin Harcourt (1931-2021): A Cambridge Economist From Down Under
History of Economic Ideas, 30 (1), 2022, Forthcoming
48 Pages Posted: 11 May 2022 Last revised: 29 May 2022
Date Written: May 2, 2022
The paper offers a view of Geoff Harcourt’s – b. 1931 in Melbourne; d. 2021 in Sydney – life trajectory as an Australian economist educated and active in the Cambridge UK tradition. His main contributions – to the Cambridge capital debates, history of economic thought and post-Keynesian economics – are discussed against aspects of his biographical background.
Keywords: Harcourt, biography, capital debates, post-Keynesianism, history of economics
JEL Classification: B31, B50
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