The Economic Development of Canada

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Taylor & Francis, Apr 11, 2006 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Economic Development prior to 1850
7
Colonial Rivalries
13
American Independence
17
The Aftermath of 1783
20
The Timber Trade
24
The Struggle for the Second Empire of the St Lawrence
26
Meanwhile in the West
28
Capital Formation
56
Other Data
59
Testing Theories of Canadian Economic Development
62
The Sources of Growth in Canada
65
Government Policy
68
Railway Policy
94
Land Policy
111
An Overview
119

Alternative Approaches to Canadian Economic Development
33
A Marxian Approach
39
Rostows Stages of Economic Growth
41
Other Approaches
44
Conclusions
46
The Statistical Evidence on Canadian Economic Growth
47
Population
49
Output
53
The Prairie Wheat Economy
147
The Wheat Booms Contribution to Economic Growth
157
The Financial System
165
Business Cycles
179
Regional Variations in Economic Development
189
Conclusions
200
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