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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Boianovsky, Mauro, Geoffrey Colin Harcourt (1931-2021): A Cambridge Economist From Down Under (May 2, 2022). History of Economic Ideas, 30 (1), 2022, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4104559 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4104559

Mauro Boianovsky (Contact Author)

Universidade de Brasilia ( email )

Brasilia, DF 70910-900
Brazil

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