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Historical Scans of Canadian Statistical Publications

Historical Scans of Canadian Statistical Publicationsfrom Ryan Macdonald, Chief – Economic Analysis Division, Analytical Studies, Methodology and Statistical Infrastructure Field Statistics Canada / Government of Canada / Chef — Division de l’analyse économique, Secteur des études analytiques, de la méthodologie et de l’infrastructure statistique Statistique Canada / Gouvernement du Canada I recently came upon a number scans done by our library to place the historical publications into pdfs. They can sometimes be a little difficult to search for, so I thought I would pass along a few links that may be of use to you or your colleagues in your research. 7 July 2019 Canada Year Book / http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/9.838186/publication.html Tables of the trade and navigation of the Province of Canada for the year … (1850-1908) / http://www.publications.gc.ca/site/eng/9.843286/publication.html Report… Read More »Historical Scans of Canadian Statistical Publications

On the Status and Future of Economic History in the World

by Jörg Baten and Julia Muschallik (University of Tübingen) In spite of a rapid globalization of our discipline, surprisingly little is known about economic history as a discipline and the scholars who are representing it: How many economic historians are there in the world? In which countries or world regions are they concentrated, and where are they lacking? Can we explain differences in the number of economic historians who are participating on world congresses, and which determinants encourage or limit participation propensity? We also provide a forecast of world congress participation in 2012. This study is based on the first initiative to estimate the extent of the field in the world. Using an email questionnaire we analyze the global situation of this discipline. Overall 59… Read More »On the Status and Future of Economic History in the World

Economic History in Canadian Universities: A Survey

by Douglas McCalla and Shawn Day (University of Guelph) This paper contributes to the discussion of the future of the teaching of economic history by documenting the current circumstances of economic history in Canada as represented by course offerings and faculty lists. Although economic history is sometimes done in interdisciplinary programs, business programs, political economy, and disciplines such as geography, demography, sociology, and anthropology, we focused our survey on the websites of history and economics departments across Canada and on related university websites (including timetables and course calendars). Download the PDF