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The Canadian Network for Economic History (CNEH) sessions at the 46th Meetings of the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) at the University of Calgary, Alberta.

08:30-10:00: Saturday, June 9, 2012 SS 117
CNEH 1: Trade, Transport, Manufacturing & Wealth during the Golden Age of Globalization: 1850-1930
Organizer: Di Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University)
Chair: Dupré, Ruth (HEC Montréal)
Papers
Di Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University):Land,Booms & Inequality: Evidence from Canada's Western Frontier
Harley, Charles Knick (University of Oxford): Globalization and the Frontier: 1870-1930: the Canadian Prairies
Keay, Ian (Queen's University): Freight rates, transport costs, trade costs and the decline of the trans-Atlantic iron trade, 1870-1913
Mosk, Carl A. (University of Victoria): American System of Manufactures: Factor Bias or the Democratization of Invention?
Discussants :
Emery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary); Tassonyi, Almos T. (Ryerson University); Hinton, Michael (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)


10:30-12:00 Saturday, June 9, 2012 SS 117
CNEH 2: The Role of Government in Economic History / Le rôle du gouvernement dans l'histoire économique
Organizer: Di Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University)
Chair: Emery, J C Herbert (University of Calgary)
Papers
Dupré, Ruth (HEC Montréal): The Fight over Prohibition of Alcohol Down Under: An analysis of Seven New Zealand Referendums [1911-1928]
Hinton, Michael (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis): Does the National Policy explain the growth of the Canadian cotton textile industry?
Tassonyi, Almos T. (Ryerson University): Feeding the Creatures: Borrowing and the Hard budget constraint- Ontario Municipalities in the 1930s
Discussants: Di Matteo, Livio (Lakehead University); Keay, Ian (Queen's University); Inwood, Kris (University of Guelph)


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