Queen's University, Hand-Purvis Conference Room, Dunning Hall, Room 213
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Noon - 12:45pm
Coffee and Registration
12:45 - 1:00pm
Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chair: Frank Lewis
The History of the CNEH and the Contributions of Malcom C. Urquhart.
Canadian Economic History since the 1930s and the Contributions of W.A. MacIntosh
2:00pm - 2:30pm
2:30 - 4:00pm
Chair: Chris Cotton
Peter Koudijs and Laura Salisbury
Marrying for Money: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850.
Jessica Bean and Steve Nafziger
Prostitution and the Female Labor Market in Europe, 1870-1914.
4:00 - 4:30pm
4:30 - 5:30pm
5:45 - 7:00pm
8:00 - 8:30am
8:30 - 10:00am
Chair: Taylor Jaworski
Karen Clay, Ethan Schmick and Werner Troesken
Pellagra and Southern Poverty: Evidence from Two Sets of Nutritional Shocks.
Karen Clay, Joshua Lewis, and Edson Severnini
Canary in a Coal Mine: Impact of Mid-20th Century Air Pollution on Infant Mortality and Property Values.
10:00 - 10:30
10:30am - 12:00pm
Chair: Almos Tassonyi
Mauricio Drelichman, Jordi Vidal-Robert, Hans-Joachim Voth, Gunnar W. Knutsen, and Gustav Henningsen
A Quantitative History of the Spanish Inquisition.
Benoit Dostie and Ruth Dupré
Why Did Canada Nationalize Liquor Sales in the 1920s? A Political Economy Model and an Empirical Investigation of Seven Provincial Referendums.
12:00 - 1:00pm
1:00 - 1:30pm
1:30 - 3:00pm
Chair: Michael Huberman
The Engine and the Reaper: The Impact of Transportation Access on Mortality Rates in Meiji Japan.
Amanda Gregg and Steven Nafziger
Capital Structure and Corporate Performance in Late Imperial Russia.
3:00 - 3:30pm
3:30 - 5:00pm
Chair: Michael Hinton
Livio Di Matteo and Herb Emery
Mobility, Economic Opportunity and Wealth Accumulation during the Wheat Boom Era: 1870 to 1930.
Chris Minns and Joan Rosés
Resource Booms vs. Structural Change: Accounting for Convergence and Divergence in Canadian Labour Productivity, 1890-2006.
Hosted by Frank Lewis and Donna Lounsbury, 226 Frontenac Street
8:30 - 9:000am
9:00 - 10:30am
Chair: Chris Minns
Taylor Jaworski and Carl Kitchens
National Policies for Regional Development: Evidence from the Appalachian Development Highway System.
Byron Lew and Bruce Cater
Looking at Prices from Both Sides Now (Again): The Law of One Price and the Canada-US Border Effect in the Early 20th Century.
Transatlantic Travel by Sea and Air, 1945-1980.
10:30 - 11:00am
11:00 - 12:30pm
Chair: Ian Keay
Kris Inwood, Les Oxley and Evan Roberts
Height, Weight and Mortality in the Past: New Evidence from a Late Nineteenth Century New Zealand Cohort.
David Rosé and Bill Dorval
Caisse-Populaire and Economic Development in Quebec.
12:30 - 1:00pm
Thanks and Concluding Remarks
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