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Emeritus Professor Peter Groenewegen

MEc (Sydney), PhD (London), Corresponding Member, Royal Nederlands Academy of Sciences

Elected: 1982

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: classics, neo-classics, physiocrats, utilitarians, Marshall

Date of Passing: 04/05/2018

Profile

Professor Peter Groenewegen was Honorary Associate for the School of Economics and Politics at the University of Sydney and engaged in research in many aspects of the history of economics.

Recent research included:

  • the economics of Alfred Marshall
  • women and economics
  • economics and ethics
  • physicians and political economy
  • eighteenth century economics
  • history of faculty of economics, University of Sydney.

Publications

  • Peter Groenewegen (2012)  The Minor Marshallians and Alfred Marshall.  An Evaluation. London: Routledge.
  • Peter Groenewegen (2007) Alfred Marshall. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Peter Groenewegen (2009)  Educating for Business, Public Service and the Social Sciences.  A History of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Sydney 1920-1999.  Sydney: Sydney University Press
  • Peter Groenewegen and Gianni Vaggi (2003) A Concise History of Economic Thought.  London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  •  Peter Groenewegen (2002) Classics and Moderns in Economics: Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought (vol. I & II). London: Routledge.
  • Peter Groenewegen (2002) Eighteenth-Centuary Economics: Turgot, Beccaria and Smith and their Contemporaries. London: Routledge.
  • (2001) Physicians and Political Economy. London: Routledge.
  • (2000) Pierre le Pesant, Sieur de Boisguilbert, A Treatise on the Nature of Wealth, Money and Taxation (1704). University of Sydney: Centre for the Study of the History of Economic Thought.
  • Peter Groenewegen (1997) Economics does have a useful past and yes, history is important, In The Makers of Modern Economics, 3:1-31. Arnold Heertje (eds.). Aldershot: Edward Elgar.
  • Peter Groenewegen (1995) A Soaring Eagle: Alfred Marshall 1842-1924. Aldershot: Edward Elgar.
  • Peter Groenewegen and Bruce McFarlane (1990) A History of Australian Economic Thought. London: Routledge.

Contact

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