Thirlwall, A(nthony) P. 1941-

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THIRLWALL, A(nthony) P. 1941-


Born April 21, 1941, in England; married, 1966 (separated, 1986); children: Lawrence, Alexandra. Education: University of Leeds, B.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1967; Clark University, M.A., 1963; attended Christ's College, Cambridge, 1963-64. Hobbies and other interests: Running, tennis.


Home—14 Moorfield, Canterbury CT2 7AN, England. Office—Department of Economics, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, England. E-mail—[email protected].


University of Leeds, Leeds, England, assistant lecturer, 1964-66; University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, England, lecturer, 1966-70, senior lecturer, 1970, reader, 1970-76, professor of applied economics, 1976—. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, research associate in industrial relations, 1971-72; Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, visiting scholar at King's College, 1979, Bye fellow at Robinson College, 1985-86; La Trobe University, distinguished visiting fellow, 1994; visiting professor or guest lecturer at many universities in England and abroad, including West Virginia University, 1967, University of Papua New Guinea, 1974, University of Gezira, 1978, University of Melbourne, 1981, 1988, University of Messina and University of Palermo, 1983, Technical University of Lisbon, 1984, and National University of Mexico, 2000. Ministry of Overseas Development, economic advisor, 1966; Department of Employment and Productivity, economic advisor, 1968-70; National Institute of Economic and Social Research, governor, 1979—; Centro Internazionale di Studi di Economia Politica, member of council, 1986-92; Brazilian Research Group on Monetary Economics and Open Economy Macroeconomics, member, 1998—; International Research Group on Employment, member of board of directors, 1998—; Business for Sterling, council member, 1999—; New Europe Trust, trustee, 1999—; consultant to African Development Bank and Tongan Development Bank.


Royal Economic Society (member of council, 1979-89; member of executive committee of council, 1981-87), Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences.


Growth and Development: With Special Reference to Developing Countries, Schenkman Publishing (Cambridge, MA), 1972, 7th edition, 2003.

Inflation, Saving, and Growth in Developing Countries, Macmillan (London, England), 1974, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1975.

(With R. Dixon) Regional Growth and Unemployment in the United Kingdom, Holmes & Meier Publishers (New York, NY), 1975.

Financing Economic Development, Macmillan (London, England), 1976.

Balance of Payments Theory and the United Kingdom Experience, Macmillan (London, England), 1980, 4th edition, with H. D. Gibson, 1993.

Nicholas Kaldor, New York University Press (New York, NY), 1987.

(With S. Bazen) Deindustrialisation, Heinemann (Exeter, NH), 1989, 3rd edition published as United Kingdom Industrialisation and Deindustrialisation, 1997.

The Performance and Prospects of the Pacific Island Economies in the World Economy, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, HI), 1991.

(With J. McCombie) Economic Growth and the Balance of Payments Constraint, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1994.

Selected Essays of A. P. Thirlwall, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), Volume 1: The Economics of Growth and Development, 1995, Volume 2: Macroeconomic Issues from a Keynesian Perspective, 1997.

The Nature of Economic Growth: An Alternative Framework for Understanding the Performance of Nations, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2002.

Trade, the Balance of Payments, and Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2003.

Also author (with J. McCombie) of Essays on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth: Theory and Evidence; author of pamphlet "The Euro and Regional Divergence in Europe," New Europe Research Trust, 2000. Contributor to books, including Regional Analysis and Development, edited by J. Blunden, C. Brook, and others, Harper & Row (New York, NY), 1973. Contributor to periodicals, including Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Westminster Bank Review, and Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics.

Thirlwall's books have been published in Chinese, Greek, Turkish, and Spanish.


Keynes and International Monetary Relations, Macmillan (London, England), 19796.

Keynes and Laissez-Faire, Macmillan (London, England), 1978.

(With D. Crabtree) Keynes and the Bloomsbury Group, Macmillan (London, England), 1980.

Keynes as a Policy Advisor, Macmillan (London, England), 1982.

Keynes and Economic Development, Macmillan (London, England), 1987.

(With F. Targetti) Nicholas Kaldor, Further Essays on Economic Theory and Policy, Volume 9, Duckworth (London, England), 1989.

(With F. Targetti) The Essential Kaldor, Duckworth (London, England), 1989.

(With I. Gordon) European Factor Mobility: Trends and Consequences, Macmillan (London, England), 1989.

(With D. Crabtree) Keynes and the Role of the State, Macmillan (London, England), 1993.

(With C. Filippini and F. Targetti) Nicholas Kaldor, Causes of Growth and Stagnation in the World Economy, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 1995.

(With G. Rampa and L. Stella) Economic Dynamics, Trade, and Growth: Essays on Harrodian Themes, Macmillan (London, England), 1998.

General editor of conference volumes, Confederation of European Economic Associations, 1990-96. Member of editorial board, Journal of Development Studies, 1979—, Kashmir Economic Review, 1984—, Ekonomska Misao i Praksa, 1996—, Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, 1997—, Estudios de Economia, 1997-2002, and Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1998—. Member of editorial advisory board, African Development Review, 1998—, and International Journal of Human Development, 2001—.