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Professor John King

BA (Hons) (Oxford)

Elected: 2005

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: History of economic thought, post-Keynesian economics, Marxism, labour, socialism


John King retired in 2013 as Professor of Economics at La Trobe University, where he is now Emeritus Professor; he is also Honorary Professor at Federation University Australia. He specialises in the history of economic thought, with particular interests in post-Keynesian theory, Marxian economics and the economics of socialism. He is currently working on a book on THE ALTERNATIVE AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS, dealing with socialist economists in Austria since 1900.


Recent publications include ADVANCED INTRODUCTION TO POST KEYENSIAN ECONOMICS (2015) and A HISTORY OF AMERICAN ECONOMIC THOUGHT (with S. Barbour and J. Cicarelli) (2018)


Email: j.king [at] latrobe.edu.au

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