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Image for Canada in a Wider Economic Community. Volume 13 in Canada in the Atlantic Economy Series.

Canada in a Wider Economic Community. Volume 13 in Canada in the Atlantic Economy Series.

By: English, H. Edward, with Bruce W. Wilkinson and H. C. Eastman.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1972

Seller ID: 26970

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 150 - (4) pp. Published for the Private Planning Association of Canada. This is the concluding volume to the series. Minor wear and scuffing on the covers and a previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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52 Questions on the Nationalization of Canadian Railways.

By: Fabius.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 30557

Condition: Very Good-


16mo - 16.5 x 10 cm.; 127 pp. Addendum tipped-in on a back blank page. A discussion on the prudence of Railway Nationalization through a series of questions. Green cloth-covered boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Some edgewear to boards and a bit of staining on back board, gutter on front endpapers a bit broken but binding is sturdy, former owners' stamps on front free endpaper and back free endpaper; text is otherwise clean. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Common Ground for the Canadian Common Market.

By: Flatters, F. R. and R. G. Lipsey.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Institute for Research on Public Policy.: 1983

Seller ID: 27118

ISBN: 0920380921

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 55 - (13) pp. One of the "Essays in International Economics" from the Institute. "This study utilizes the international trade theory to examine the economic case for the Canadian common market, that is, for institutions ensuring the free movement of goods, services, people and capital among Canadian regions". Four appendices at the back. The spine is sunned or faded, else fine. View more info

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Graham Towers and His Times.

By: Fullerton, Douglas H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Seller ID: 18365

ISBN: 0771032188

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 348 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. From the dust jacket, a comment about Towers by Stephen Leacock: "Graham Towers has distinguished himself as that happy combination of a practical banker and theoretical economist for which the world usually looks in vain". Slight edge wear to the head edge of the unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Canada's Economy in a Changing World.

By: Gibson, J. Douglas. (editor).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1948

Seller ID: 27083

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - 380 pp. Bright green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian institute of International Affairs. Contents: I - The External Background of Canada's Economic Problems" by Kenneth R. Wilson, II - "Some Political Aspects of Canada's Trade Problem" by Maurice Lamontagne, III - "Canada's Interest in Multilateral Trade" by H. F. Angus, IV - "The Bank, the Fund and the Canadian Dollar" by W. T. G. Hackett, V - "Dependence on Export Markets Overseas" by W. A. Mackintosh, VI - "Can... View more info

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The Future of Telecommunications Policy in Canada.

By: Globerman, Steven; W. T. Stanbury and Thomas A. Wilson (editors).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC / Toronto, Ontario., University of British Columbia / University of Toronto: 1995

Seller ID: 9124

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii - 521 pp. Most of the material presented (31 papers in all) comes from the "National Conference on the Future of Telecommunications Policy in Canada" held in Toronto on April 1-2, 1993. The publication itself is a joint effort by The Bureau of Applied Research at the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of British Columbia and the Institute for Policy Analysis at the University of Toronto. Minor wear to the covers, otherwise a clean interior and a solid binding. View more info

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Two Dependent Economies: Canada and Australia.

By: Goodman, Bernard.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canada., Canadian Institute of International Affairs.: 1964

Seller ID: 27224

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; (8) - 95 pp. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "After describing the similarities between the two countries, professor Goodman compares and contrasts trends and policies under such headings as balance of payments, internal development and inflation, role of foreign capital, exchange rate policy, wage policy, and the scope and technique of public policy". Ten pages of appendix tables. The book has minor wear to the spine tips, the dust jacket is worn on the head edge and most of that at the spine head. View more info

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Final Report: Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects.

By: Gordon, W. L. (Walter) (Chairman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects.: 1957

Seller ID: 26952

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 25 x 16.5 cm.; (6) - 509 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. The commission's chair was W. L. Gordon. Eight pages of references and nine appendices at the back. The externals show mild wear to the corners and spine tips and with a general fading of the blue cloth and dulling of the gilt lettering. Otherwise the book has a clean interior and a tight binding. View more info

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Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects: Preliminary Report, December 1956.

By: Gordon, Walter. (editor emeritus).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Queen's Printer.: 1956

Seller ID: 27131

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 25 x 17 cm.; (10) - 142 pp. Plain beige wrappers with dark red lettering on the front cover. The report was submitted by Walter Lockhart Gordon (chairman), Omer Lussier, Albert Edward Grauer, Andrew Stewart and Raymond Gushue. Six appendices and 24 tables. The final report was submitted in November of 1957. The wraps are tanned on the margins, small dog-eared chip gone from the bottom fore corner of a leaf (pages133 and 134), no text is affected. Otherwise the interior is clean and the binding is tight. View more info

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Economies of Scale and Efficient Plant Size in Canadian Manufacturing Industries.

By: Gorecki, Paul K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Consumer and Corporate Affairs.: 1978

Seller ID: 26959

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; (14) - 111 pp. This is Research Monograph Number 1 from the Research Branch of the Bureau of Competition Policy. Illustrated with 35 tables and 4 diagrams or figures. Five appendices at the back. Previous owner's name on the front cover and some underlining in pen by same on page 36, otherwise the interior is clean. The externals show mild wear to the cover edges and trhe spine tips. View more info

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The State of Economics in Canada: Festschrift in Honour of David Slater.

By: Grady, Patrick and Andrew Sharpe. (editors).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario., McGill-Queen's University Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 27017

ISBN: 0889119422

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii - 517 - (11) pp. From the back cover: "This volume celebrates the remarkable career of David Slater, which in the best Queen's Univerity tradition of John Deutsch and Clifford Clark, spanned academia and public service". Nineteen essays by 22 contributors. Published in part by the John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy at Queen's University. Each essay has its own short list of bibliographic references. The book appears to have never been used. View more info

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How Ottawa Spends, 1989-90: The Buck Stops Where?

By: Graham, Katherine A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press.: 1989

Seller ID: 27122

ISBN: 0458801402

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; vii - 315 pp. The tenth annual review of national priorities and federal spending from the School of Public Administration at Carleton University in Ottawa. Contents: 1 - "Discretion and the Governance of Canada: The Buck Stops Where?" by Katherine A. Graham, 2 - "The Sum of the Parts: Free Trade and Meech Lake" by Harvey Lithwick and Allan Maslove, 3 - "Discretion in Trade Policy: Not Necessarily the Better Part of Valour" by Calum M. Carmichael, 4 - "Tax Expenditures and Tory Times: More or Less Policy Discretion?" by G. Bruce Doern, 5 - &... View more info

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Regional Aspects of Canada's Economic Growth.

By: Green, Alan G.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1971

Seller ID: 9427

ISBN: 0802016294

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; xi - 116 pp with notes, index and tables. No. 21 of the series, Canadian Studies in Economics. Dark blue cloth-covered boards. Mild wear on boards with a price sticker mark on the front. The binding is tight and the interior is clean. View more info

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In Whose Interests? Due Process and Transparency in International Trade.

By: Hart, Michael M. and Debra P. Steger. (Editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University.: 1992

Seller ID: 27069

ISBN: 077090288X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvii - 151 pp. The proceedings of a Conference held at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law (Common Law), May 3, 1990, and published by the Centre for Trade Policy and Law of Carleton University. Contents: 1 - "Due Process and Transparency: The Changing Context of International Law by Michael M. Hart and Debra P. Steger, 2 - "The Judicialization of GATT Dispute Settlement" by Robert E. Hudec, "Comments" by J. Christopher Thomas, Elaine Feldman and Gilbert R. Winham, 3 - "Transparency, Surveillance and the GATT System" by Gary Banks, "Comme... View more info

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Trade - Why Bother?

By: Hart, Michael.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Centre for Trade Policy and Law.: 1992

Seller ID: 27233

ISBN: 0770902987

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; ix - 159 pp. The Centre for Trade Policy and Law is associated with the faculty of Social Sciences of Carleton University in Ottawa. From the back cover: ". . . describes Canadian policy and practice, our place in the international trading system and the role of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the Canada-United States Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) in promoting and defending Canadian interests in the global economy". Fifteen page glossary of trade and related terms, 4 pages of suggested further readings, and 17 pages of "appendix like" mat... View more info

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Trade Liberalization and the Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry. Volume 5 in Canada in the Atlantic Economy Series.

By: Haviland, W. E., with N. S. Takacsy and E. M. Cape.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1968

Seller ID: 26974

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vi - 107 pp. Published for the Private Planning Association of Canada. Previous owner's name on the head margin of the front cover and the covers show mild wear and light scuffing, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Economic Mobility in Canada: A Comparitive Study.

By: Hayes, John A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Supply and Services.: 1982

Seller ID: 26967

ISBN: 0660111837

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; ix - 351 pp. Hayes considers 5 other economic settings for the comparison: the United States, Switzerland, Australia, Federal Republic of Germany and the European Economic Community. Seven pages of notes and four appendices or 'annexes' at the back. The book appears to have never been used. View more info

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The Political Economy of Canada: An Introduction.

By: Howlett, Michael and M. Ramesh.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1992

Seller ID: 27194

ISBN: 0771042337

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 307 pp. ". . . a fresh approach that recognizes and describes the importance of such factors as social class and economic forces, but also stresses the significance of political institutions in their own right in the production and distribution of wealth". Thirty three page bibliography and a 15 page index. Previous owner's name on the first page, quite mild wear to the cover edges, otherwise tight and clean. View more info

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Vocabulaire du libre-├ęchange / Vocabulary of Free Trade. (Terminology Bulletin #204).

By: Hutcheson, Helen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Supply and Services.: 1991

Seller ID: 27241

ISBN: 0660565188

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 445 pp. A bilingual text in French and English printed 2 columns per page. Includes an English-French vocabulary, a French-English glossary and a 19 page bilingual bibliography. View more info

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The Canadian Quandary: Economic Problems and Policies.

By: Johnson, Harry G.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill.: 1963

Seller ID: 26985

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xx - 352 pp. Off-white cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. A series of essays and addresses given to Canadian audiences (3 exceptions are noted) and now collected by the author into a single volume. Twenty-one articles in all. There is no index as issued. The book has mild wear to the spine tips and fore coners of the front board. Previous owner's name written on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is quite worn on the head edge, less so on the tail edge and the back flap fold over has been tape repaired on the inside. View more info