ECO322H1: Canadian Economic History, 1850-1960

Hours: 
24L/12T

Canadian economic history between 1850 and 1960, with a focus on the debate over the ability of the market mechanism to optimize economic development. Topics covered include: tariff policies, Confederation, the transcontinental railroad, opening the West, the Great Depression, monetary policy and the Bank of Canada, regional growth and dominion-provincial relations.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

ECO322Y5, ECO323Y5

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)