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Professor Peter Groenewegen


Prof. Peter Groenewegen
Peter Groenewegen is an Honorary Associate and Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney.  Professor Groenewegen attended Corrimal High School (CHS) in the 1950s and attributes some of his success to the exceedingly intensive and dedicated teaching from the teachers at the school who were involved in teaching university matriculation subjects.

Following his schooling at CHS, he attended the University of Sydney, graduating Bachelor of Economics (1st Class Honours) in 1961, and a Masters of Economics by research in 1963.  Groenewegen then undertook a PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science, on "Theories of Value, Production and Distribution from 1650 to 1776", awarded 1965.

Professor Groenewegen is a distinguished fellow of the History of Economics Society since 2005; a distinguished fellow of the Economic society of Australia since 2010; a distinguished fellow of the History of Economic Thought of Australia since 2010 and an Honorary Life Member of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought since 2007.  His most recent book is The Minor Marshallians and Alfred Marshall, London, Routledge 2012.