John King

Position:Honorary Professor


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John King is Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University and Honorary Professor at Federation University Australia. His principal research interests are in the history of heterodox economic thought, especially Marxian political economy and Post Keynesian economics. Recent publications include The Distribution of Wealth (2016; with Michael Schneider and Mike Pottenger) and A History of American Economic Thought (2018; with Samuel Barbour and James Cicarelli).  He is currently working on a book for Edward Elgar, The Alternative Austrian Economics, dealing with socialist economic thought in Austria between 1904 and the present day.


  • BA (Hons), University of Oxford, 1967.

Professional memberships and associations

  • Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
  • Distinguished Fellow, History of Economic Thought Society of Australia

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