Craufurd Goodwin
  • Craufurd Goodwin

  • James B Duke Professor
  • Economics
  • 07b Social Sciences Building
  • Campus Box 90097
  • Phone: (919) 684-3936
  • Bio

    Craufurd D. W. Goodwin is a James B. Duke professor of economics at Duke University. He has been a teacher and administrator at Duke since 1962, and has taught both graduate and undergraduate students on courses covering the history of economic thought and policy, macroeconomics, and microeconomics. In past years, he has also been a visiting professor at Cambridge University and the Australian National University. He was also named a Smuts Fellow and a Guggenheim Fellow.

    Professor Goodwin has served as vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school, program officer in charge of European and International Affairs at The Ford Foundation, and secretary of the university. He is past president and distinguished fellow of the History of Economics Society.
  • Specialties

    • History of Economics
  • Research Summary

    Economic History
  • Research Description

    Professor Goodwin specializes in the history of economic thought and policy. He has co-authored or edited over one hundred works over the last four decades. He recently published a chapter on “Art and Culture in the History of Economics,” to the Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture and a chapter on Keynes and Bloomsbury to the Cambridge Companion to Keynes. His latest published works include "The History of Economic Thought" and “Economics and the Study of War” in the Second edition of the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, and "Ecologist Meets Economics:Aldo Leopold" in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

    Professor Goodwin is editor of the journal History of Political Economy (Duke University Press) and the book series Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics (Cambridge University Press).
  • Current Projects

    an examination of the role of communities in the history of economics
  • Areas of Interest

    history of economic thought and policy
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • Duke University,
      • 1958
      • B.A. (Honors),
      • Economics and Political Science,
      • McGill University,
      • 1955
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • Phi Beta Kappa,
      • March 2003
      • Best Article Prize,
      • History of Economics Society,
      • 1998
      • Scholar-Teacher of the Year,
      • Duke University,
      • 1995-1996
      • Distinguished Fellow,
      • History of Economics Society,
      • 1991
      • Henrt George Lecturer,
      • Williams College,
      • 1991
      • Guggenheim Fellowship,
      • 1967-1968
      • Smuts Visiting Fellowship,
      • Cambridge University,
      • 1967-1968
  • Teaching

    • ECON 311.01
      • Social Sciences 124
      • MWF 10:20 AM-11:10 AM
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