Archive | September, 2015

Seigneurial tenure and development in French Colonial America, 1688 to 1760

UPDATE 15/10/15: Here is the link to the paper on ACADEMIA As I finish my preparations for the job market, I have also finished formatting a first draft of a paper on the role of seigneurial tenure for Canada’s early economic development. I have sent it to some colleagues for comments. I will soon upload […]

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Strasbourg wages, 1675 to 1760

In the course of my doctoral thesis, I have collected data of relevance to compare living standards across the Americas by including Canada before 1760. Since it was colonized mostly by French settlers until the King of France ceded it to the British, Canada had to be compare with France as well. In the process […]

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Real wages (piece rates) for women in Canada, 1764 to 1826

I have recently shared my job market paper (which I have submitted to the¬†Journal of Economic History) where we can see real wages in Canada up to 1760. Obviously, I am not satisfied with studying male wages up to 1760, I want to extend to female wages and move beyond 1760. ¬†Using the same sources, […]

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