BCom (hons), MCom (Melbourne), PhD (Cambridge), LittD (Cambridge), LittD (Honorary, De Montfort University), DCom (Honorary, University of Melbourne), D.h.c.rer.pol. (Honorary, University of Fribourg, Switzerland), AcSS (2003)


Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Harcourt AC was Reader in the History of Economic Theory, Emeritus, University of Cambridge, Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge and Professor Emeritus, University of Adelaide, Honorary Professor at the School of Economics, UNSW Sydney, Australia. His research interests included history of economic theory, Post-Keynesian theory application and policy, intellectual biography.

Veblen-Commons Award, Association for Evolutionary Economics, USA (2011)


  • Distinguished Fellow, Economic Society of Australia (1996)
  • Distinguished Fellow, History of Economics Society, USA (2004)
  • Honorary Member, European Society for the History of Economic Thought (2004)
  • Distinguished Fellow, History of Economic Thought Society of Australia (2012)
  • Academician (now Fellow) of the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences (AcSS) (2003)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award of the University of Adelaide (2015)
  • Jubilee Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (2015)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW (2016)
  • (with Joseph Halevi, Peter Kriesler and JW Nevile) (2015), Post-Keynesian Essays from Down Under: Theory and Policy from an Historical Perspective. Volume 1: Essays on Keynes, Harrod and Kalecki. Volume 2: Essays on Policy and Applied Economics. Volume 3: Essays on Ethics, Social Justice and Economics. Volume 4: Essays on Theory. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Jocelyn Pixley and G.C. Harcourt (eds) (2013), Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money: Mutual Developments from the Work of Geoffrey Ingham, Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt and Peter Kriesler (eds) (2013), The Oxford handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics, (2 Vols), New York, Oxford Univerity Press.
  • C. Harcourt (2012), The Making of a Post-Keynesian Economist: Cambridge Harvest. Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt (2012), On Skidelsky’s Keynes and Other Essays. Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt and Prue Kerr (2009) Joan Robinson, Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt (2006) The Structure of Post-Keynesian Economics. The Core Contributions of the Pioneers.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Christopher Bliss, Avi J. Cohen and G.C. Harcourt (eds.) (2005) Capital Theory, 3 vols, Cheltenham, Glos., UK and Edward Elgar.
  • Prue Kerr in colaboration with G.C. Harcourt (eds.) (2002) Joan Robinson. Critical Assessments of Leading Economists (5 vols.). London: Routledge.
  • Hank Lim, Ungsuh K. Park and G.C. Harcourt (eds.) (2002) Editing Economics. Essays in Honour of Mark Perlman.London: Routledge.
  • C. Harcourt (ed.) (2001) L’Économie Rebelle de Joan Robinson.Paris, L’Harmattan.
  • C. Harcourt (2001) 50 Years a Keynesian and Other Essays. London: Palgrave.
  • C. Harcourt (2001) Selected Essays on Economic Policy. London: Palgrave.
  • C. Harcourt and P.A. Riach (eds) (1997) A ‘Second Edition’ of The General Theory (2 vols). London: Routledge.
  • C. Harcourt (1995) Capitalism, Socialism and Post-Keynesianism. Selected Essays of G.C. Harcourt. Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar.
  • C. Harcourt, Alessandro Roncaglia and Robin Rowley (eds.) (1994) Income and Employment in Theory and Practice. Essays in Memory of Athanasios Asimakopulos.Basingstoke, Hants: Macmillan.
  • Mauro Baranzini and G.C. Harcourt (eds.) (1993) The Dynamics of the Wealth of Nations. Growth, Distribution and Structural Change. Essays in Honour of Luigi Pasinetti. Basingstoke, Hants: Macmillan.
  • C.Harcourt (1993) Post-Keynesian Essays in Biography: Portraits of Twentieth Century Political Economists. Basingstoke, Hants: Macmillan.
  • C.Harcourt (1992) On Political Economists and Modern Political Economy.Selected Essays of G.C. Harcourt, In . Claudio Sardoni (ed.). London: (Reprinted in 2003 in Routledge Modern Library Edns): Routledge.
  • F. Hamouda (ed.) (1986) Controversies in Political Economy, Selected Essays by G.C. Harcourt. Brighton: Wheatsheaf Books Ltd.
  • C. Harcourt and Jon Cohen (eds.) (1986) International Monetary Problems and Supply-Side Economics: Essays in Honour of Lorie Tarshis. London: Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt (ed.) (1985) Keynes and his Contemporaries. The Sixth and Centennial Keynes Seminar held in the University of Kent at Canterbury 1983. London: Macmillan.
  • Prue Kerr (ed) (1982) The Social Science Imperialists. Selected Essays. G.C. Harcourt. Reprinted in 2003 in Routledge Modern Library Edns. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • C. Harcourt (ed.) (1977) The Microeconomic Foundations of Macroeconomics. London: Macmillan.
  • C. Harcourt (1975) Theoretical Controversy and Social Significance: An Evaluation of the Cambridge Controversies, University of Western Australia Press.
  • C. Harcourt (1972) Some Cambridge Controversies in the Theory of Capital. Cambridge: Cambridge Unitversity Press.
  • C. Harcourt and N.F. Lang (eds.) (1971) Capital and Grwoth, Selected Readings. London: Penguin.
  • C. Harcourt and R.H. Parker (eds.) (1969) Readings in the Concept and Measurement of Income. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2nd edition G. Whittington).
  • C. Harcourt, P.H. Karmel and R.H. Wallace (1967) Economic Activity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Over 400 articles in learned journals and edited volumes