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Type: Recording, oral
Title: Geoff Harcourt : his life and times in Adelaide
Author: Hatch, John
Publisher: Radio Adelaide
Issue Date: 2007
Organisation: Friends of the University of Adelaide Library
Radio Adelaide
University of Adelaide
Abstract: Born in Melbourne in 1931, Geoff Harcourt graduated B. Comm. and M. Comm. at the University of Melbourne, and then went on to graduate as a PhD at Cambridge University. He returned to Australia in 1958 to take up a Lectureship at the University of Adelaide, where he was appointed to a Personal Chair in 1967. In 1982 he accepted a Fellowship at Jesus College, Cambridge, and a lectureship in Economics, and was subsequently promoted to Reader in the History of Economic Theory at Cambridge. Geoff Harcourt, a Keynesian economist in the broadest sense, is one of the few Australian economists whose writings have been absorbed by the leading economists of his generation.
Subject: Harcourt, Geoffrey Colin
University of Adelaide School of Economics History
Economists South Australia Biography
Economists 20th century Anecdotes
Economics Study and teaching (Higher) South Australia
Keynesian economics
Description: Talk recorded at the University of Adelaide, Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, Thursday 10 May 2007, at a free public talk hosted by the Friends.
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