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Economic historian with broad social science & historical interests. I investigate aspects of population health, mobility & inequality, incarceration & the lives of prisoners in Canada, NZ, Australia & SouthAfrica with census & other digital resources

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Centralized higher school admission in early 20thC Japan led to better officials & improved careers for hi-achieving students but increased regional inequality by crowding out rural applicants, according to Chiaki Moriguchi at the 2024 APEBH Conference.
https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home

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Chiaki Moriguchi presents her analysis of the short and long term effects of centralized higher school admissions in early 20th century Japan

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Professor Zhiwu Chen delivered the 2024 Noel Butlin lecture at the Asia-Pacific Eco & Bus History conference in Honolulu, arguing that warfare was a key trigger for the emergence of walled cities leading to the early rise of civilization in north China.
https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home
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map of walled cities in Neolithic China showing majority are in the north

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Chicheng Ma (HKU) uses Matteo Ricci’s networks among Chinese officials as an instrument to assess the long-term impact of missionary activity on the intensity of foreign trade in later centuries, in a paper w Zhiwu Chen & Xinhao Li at the 2024 Asia-Pacific Eco & Bus His meeting in Honolulu
https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home
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Sex imbalance varied by ethnicity & influenced marital decisions & hhold composition at a time of rising ethnic intermarriage in early 20thC Hawaii, according to Sumner LaCroix & coauthors in a new Asia-Pacific Economic History Review paper.
https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12280

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    Simon Chapple argues persuasively that the current wisdom of a 100K Māori population c1770 is too low. Pre-contact population >200K is a distinct possibility implying a more catastrophic pop decline in NZ's colonial era. New in Asia-Pacific Economic History Review.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12281
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    Historical evidence of disease, fertility decline, violence & resource loss inform a back-cast prediction of high pre-contact Indigenous population in Tasmania & subsequent fast decline, according to a new paper by Byard & Maxwell-Stewart
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12282

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    Boyd Hunter reviews details & significance of Butlin’s back-casting of Indigenous population estimates for Australia, points to impact of disease & frontier violence, & confirms Indigenous outnumbered colonists until well into the 1840s. OA in Asia-Pacific Economic History Review
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12279
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    Thursday Feb 15 is the deadline to propose economic history papers for the 2024 meeting of the Canadian Economics Association in Toronto May 30-Jun 1 (online May 24). All topics welcome!
    More detail at http://economichistory.ca or www.economics.ca/cpages/cea2024.
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    The economic & political logic of US Army violence against 19thC Native Americans is analyzed in a new open access paper in the Asia-Pacific EcHR. Armed conflict was greater in recessionary election years & when land values increased due to gold mining or RR building.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12283
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    Mark Finnane & Jonathan Richards revisit violence against Indigenous people on the Queensland frontier, question recent high mortality estimates & encourage more detailed local studies of colonisation's impact on First Peoples. Open access in @APEHR
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12278
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    Expressions of interest are invited to publish in the 50th anniversary issue of Social Science History on the theme of ‘past and present’. 200-word abstracts are due Apr 2nd 2024; complete papers are due Jan 15 2023.
    More info at
    https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/ag7s084dk5xfko68y1pq4/50th_anniversary_issue_SSHA_CFP.docx?rlkey=mgxjxijplzrd4m0a7ksbaxcle&dl=0

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    @archaeodons

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    "One from the Many: The Global Economy since 1850" is a wonderful new book from Chris Meissner

    Check out the trailer https://youtu.be/d579RE1tA6M?si=Ofb9TP_d4PUfAVE3

    or more info from OUP: http://tinyurl.com/4kh56m97

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    War & the origins of Chinese civilization!

    Why did complex societies, characterized by densely-populated walled cities, first arise in northern China?

    A lecture by Professor Zhiwu Chen, Feb 17 at the 2024 Asia-Pacific Economic & Business History Conference, Univ of Hawai‘i, Mānoa. Open to the public.

    https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/about-the-conference

    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @archaeodons @econhist @urbanecon @devecon

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    Call for papers explaining historical phenomena with the methods of the social sciences at the European Social Science History Conference, Leiden University March 26-29 2025. Submit by April 15.
    https://esshc.iisg.amsterdam/en
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    Call for papers from the exciting African Economic History Network to meet 26-27 Sept 2024 at the Sapienza University of Rome.
    Submit abstracts until 2 March; notification 2 April.
    Limited number of stipends available for scholars from African universities
    https://www.aehnetwork.org/conference/
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @africanstudies

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    The Canadian Network for Economic History will organize econ history sessions at the 2024 Cdn Economics Association meeting in Toronto May 30-Jun 1. Anyone wishing to present a paper on a topic relating to econ history may submit an abstract by Feb 15. More detail at economichistory.ca
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    Economic history in Asia & beyond!
    The 8th Asian Historical Economics Conference Dec 9-10 2024 will be hosted by the Centre for Quantitative History at Hong Kong University.
    Submissions are invited by May 31.
    Sascha Becker & Joel Mokyr will give keynote talks.
    Discover more: https://cqh.hku.hk/ahec2024/

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    What can we learn from historical pandemics? A systematic review of the literature by Áine Doran, Chris Colvin & Eoin McLaughlin
    New and !

    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.116534

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    Hostility to Chinese immigrant workers building the Canadian Pacific Ry in British Columbia 1878-84 took many forms including an increase in the severity of prison sentences for Chinese offenders, according to Blair Long & coauthors in a new working paper
    https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4666214
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @criminology @geography @anthropology @econhist @immigration

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    Submissions are invited for the next meeting of Frontier Research in Economic and Social History (FRESH), June 24-25 at UCLouvain. Keynote speakers Joel Mokyr & Nico Voigtländer.
    Send abstract/paper and short CV to FreshLouvain2024@gmail.com
    More info at https://ehes.org/fresh-meetings/
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    Call for Papers: African Economic History Network, 26-27 September 2024 at the Sapienza University of Rome

    Submit your abstracts until 2 March; notification 2 April

    Limited number of stipends available for scholars from African universities

    https://www.aehnetwork.org/conference/

    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    The Canadian Network for Economic History will organize econ history sessions for the 2024 Cdn Economics Association conference in Toronto. We invite anyone wishing to present a paper on any topic related to econ history to submit an abstract. More detail at http://economichistory.ca.
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    The physical well-being of Indigenous men Pacific northwest was severely disadvantaged during the 19th century. Colonial economic growth brought no improvement. Unusually, Indigenous men were positively selected into prison based on height. New working paper with Ian Keay
    https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4544077
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    Incomes achieved by the children of immigrants relative to parental income (intergenerational mobility) depend a lot on the child’s age of arrival to Canada, according to Marie Connolly at the UQAM Immigration & Intergenerational Mobility Workshop https://grch.esg.uqam.ca/en/workshop-december-8-2023/
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @immigration @inequality @inequalityecon

    Marie Connolly at the UQAM Immigration & Intergenerational Mobility Workshop

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    The Shanghai Green Gang in early 20th century China successfully reframed its criminal violence as revolutionary, nationalistic & redistributive, according to Wei Luo in Social Science History. Open access! https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2022.42
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    “Power to the People!” Keston Perry & Sophia Edwards argue in Social Science History that the Black Power Movement in Trinidad & Tobago forced the state to adopt more interventionist industrial policies & a redistributive developmental agenda 1970-1984.
    https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2023.15
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    World War One & the resulting turbulence directly account for the creation of independent welfare ministries, a key institution of the modern nation-state, according to a new analysis of 30+ countries by Klaus Peterson, Carina Schmitt & Herbert Obinger in Social Science History
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

    https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2022.50

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    Keith McNamara revisits 1960s debates about social scientific evidence & biased ability-testing in the context of school desegregation & a milestone court case ‘Hobson v Hansen’. Open Access in Social Science History, winter 2023!
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon
    https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2023.16

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    Carina Schmitt & Amanda Shriwise identify the consequences of WWI for social reform in French & British African colonies & argue for more research on social policy trajectories in the Global South. Open access in Social Science History!
    https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2023.14
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    On line seminar tomorrow for key research using confidential micro data!
    2 papers: “Child Penalties in Canada,” by Connolly, Fontaine & Haeck AND “A scientific approach to addressing social issues using administrative data,” by Green, Simard-Duplain, Sweetman & Warburton.
    https://crdcn.ca/events/crdcn-cpp-webinar-5/
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    Program & registration is now available for Asia-Pacific Economic & Business History Conference 16-18 Feb 2024 in Honolulu. 36 exciting papers inc 8 Chinese & 8 Australian economic history. Plenary speaker Zhiwu Chen (HKU). Host is the wonderful Sumner La Croix.
    https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/2024apebhconference/home
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    Just published in the Asia-Pacific Econ His Rev: age misreporting in military sources, the social determinants of patenting in NZ, innovation & growth in Australia, structural change in brewing, the long-term impact of treaty ports & a thoughtful obituary for Gus Sinclair
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/2832157x/2023/63/3
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    The exciting Laboratory for the Economics of Africa's Past https://leapstellenbosch.org.za/#aboutleap has just issued a newsletter full of research accomplishments, reflection on making economic history accessible & a new research chair to influence contemporary policy & public discourse
    https://leapstellenbosch.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/LEAP-newsletter-2023.pdf
    @economics @africanstudies @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon

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    Black-white differences in intergenerational mobility contributed to dramatic fluctuations in occupational segregation in the US 1880-2020, according Gueyon Kim at the 2023 SSHA meeting in Washington DC. Sophisticated joint work w Steve Durlauf, Dohyeon Lee & Xi Song
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @inequalityecon

    Black-white differences in occupational segregation are related to differences upward social mobility by Gueyon Kim

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    Spatial mobility contributed to the long run persistence of inequality within China insofar as some rural elites mitigated a loss of status after the 1949 revolution by moving to cities, according to Matthew Noellert & Xiangning Li at the 2023 SSHA meeting in Washington.
    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @devecon @inequalityecon

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    Wei Yu (Wayne) Tan receives the President's award for best 1st book Honourable Mention from Ho-fung Hung for his 'Blind in Early Modern Japan' at the 2023 SSHA meeting! Also awarded the 2023 AHA Patricia Buckley Ebrey Prize & the 2023 Disability History Assoc Award for Outstanding Book.
    https://press.umich.edu/Books/B/Blind-in-Early-Modern-Japan2
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    Wei Yu (Wayne) Tan receives the President’s Book Award (best 1st book) from Ho-fung Hung for his 'Blind in Early Modern Japan' at the 2023 SSHA meeting! The book was also awarded the 2023 AHA Patricia Buckley Ebrey Prize & the 2023 Disability History Assoc Award for Outstanding Book.
    https://press.umich.edu/Books/B/Blind-in-Early-Modern-Japan2
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    Dramatic wage & price fluctuations influenced the hierarchies of well-being & working conditions in French prison workshops 1900-1940, according to Elsa Genard (Harvard) at the 2023 SSHA conference in Washington DC
    https://ssha2023.ssha.org/sessions/177

    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @geography @anthropology @econhist @criminology @devecon

    average wages in French prisons 1913-1938

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    Fascinating introduction to a new digital humanities exploration of the role of insurance underwriters in the financing of the trans-Atlantic slave trade by Pyar Seth & Alexandre White at today’s Social Science History conference in Washington DC.
    https://ssha2023.ssha.org/abstracts/230470
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    Socio-economic status! What does it mean and how do we know? Shari Eli analyses evidence from Canadian census and social registers in a session devoted to the https://thecanadianpeoples.com project at the 2023 SSHA conference in Washington DC.
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    Institutions matter! Treaty ports imposed on 19thC China brought property rights protection & judicial process that had a persistent positive effect on investment & economic activity that is still visible today, according to Yuan Liu & Lei Zhang in a new @APEHR article.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12277
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    The concentration of market power & changing spatial footprint of Australian brewing 1870-1900 is dissected by Declan Martin, Gavin Wood & Liz Taylor in the latest issue of @APEHR, the Asia-Pacific Economic History Review.
    Open access!
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12262
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    Geoffrey Brooke & Lydia Cheung in @APEHR link military to birth records showing 1/3 of NZ soldiers 1899-1902 misrepresented their age. The young tended to overstate & older men understate age. There was no age heaping. Misreporting does not affect patterns of height by age. Useful analysis of incentives to misreport.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12276
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    Innovation (patents) drove economic growth rather than the reverse in 20th century Australia, according to Grant Fleming, Frank Liu, David Merrett & Simon Ville. The relationship is visible separately in agriculture, mining & manufacturing. New open access paper in @APEHR
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12275
    @economics @demography @socialscience @geography @sociology @politicalscience @anthropology @econhist @devecon @innovation @EUScienceInnov @sts @dw_innovation

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    Time flies! Aerial photography of the iconic landscape of Prince Edward Island as communities and natural ecosystems changed 1935-2020. Another book just published by the fabulous Josh Macfadyen.
    ISBN: 978-1-988692-64-7
    https://islandstudiespress.com/time-flies-a-history-of-prince-edward-island-from-the-air/
    @economics @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @anthropology @econhist @geography @photography @landscapephotos @LandscapeOnline @gischatbot

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    A decline in cost accelerated the growth of patenting in 1880s New Zealand, according to granger causality analysis by Matthew Gibbons & Les Oxley in @APEHR Lower costs broadened participation somewhat but even so few women & only 1 Maori acquired patents 1860-1899. Open Access!
    https://doi.org/10.1111/aehr.12263
    @EUScienceInnov @economics @demography @socialscience @sts @sociology @politicalscience @anthropology @econhist @devecon @dw_innovation

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    Huge congratulations to Jeremy Foxcroft on his successful defence today of “Reconstructing Canadian Identities: Techniques and Strategies for Historical Record Linkage”, a qualifying exam for his PhD at the University of Guelph School of Computer Science!
    https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/system/files/SOCS_PhD_QE_Notice%20-%20Foxcroft%2C%20Jeremy.pdf

    @economics @demography @socialscience @sociology @politicalscience @anthropology @dh @seresearchers

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    Attractive programme 17-18 November in Dublin for the Economic & Social History Society of Ireland. Plenary speaker Erika Hanna (University of Bristol) – ‘Rainfall and the Irish City, 1800-2000’
    https://www.eshsi.org/conferences.html

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