Peter Groenewegen

Peter Groenewegen

MEc Syd.; PhD Lond.; FASSA
Honorary Associate; Emeritus Professor



Room 341
H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
Phone: +61 2 9351 3074

Professor Peter Groenewegen has published extensively in the fields of his research interests, now largely confined to the history of economics. In this field he has an international reputation, serving on the editorial boards of every major journal. Recent publications include entries on Helen Dendy-Bosanquet, Clara Collett and Amy Hewes for a Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists (Elgar, 2000); Physicians and Political Economy. Six Studies of the Work of Doctor-Economists (Routledge, 2001) to which he contributed the introduction, the concluding chapter and chapters on Quesnay and Juglar; a review article on 'Exemplary Economists of the Twentieth Century', History of Economics Review No. 32 (Summer 2000); and an essay on Marshall's evolutionary economics in a book on Darwinism and Evolutionary Economics (Elgar 2001).

He is currently preparing a volume of his essays on eighteenth century economics for publication by Routledge. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and a correspondent member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences.

Research Interests

  • History of economic thought
  • History of economics and public finance