Canadian Political Science Association Conference on Statistics 1961: Papers

Edited by William C. Hood and John A. Sawyer

© 1963

In 1958 the Canadian Political Science Association established a committee to look into ways and means of improving statistical research in the Social Sciences in Canada. One of the ways in which the committee thought this could be done was by establishing an annual forum where papers could be presented and discussed. The papers given at the first in 1960 have already appeared, and the second volume contains six of the ten papers given at Sir George Williams University, Montreal, in 1961. The papers are diverse alike in subject and statistical method, but most are concerned with recent population and labour movements.

The papers are: "Regional Aspects of Labour Mobility in Canada, 1956-1959" by H.F. Greenway and G.W. Wheatley; "The Flow of Migration among the Provinces of Canada, 1951-1961" by Yoshiko Kasashara; "La Détermination des zones agricoles sous-marginates" by Gérald Fortin; "Some Calculations Relating to Trends and Fluctuations in the Post-War Canadian Labour Market" by Frank T. Denton; "Inter-Industry Estimates of Canadian Imports, 1949-1958" by T.I. Matuszewski, Paul R. Pitts, and John A. Swayer; and "Population Migration in the Atlantic Provinces" by Kari Levitt.

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In 1958 a Canadian Political Science Association committee determined that one way to improve statistical research in the Social Sciences in Canada was by establishing an annual forum where papers could be presented and discussed. This second volume contains six of the ten papers given at Sir George Williams University, Montreal, in 1961.

Canadian Political Science Association Conference on Statistics 1961: Papers

Edited by William C. Hood and John A. Sawyer

© 1963

In 1958 the Canadian Political Science Association established a committee to look into ways and means of improving statistical research in the Social Sciences in Canada. One of the ways in which the committee thought this could be done was by establishing an annual forum where papers could be presented and discussed. The papers given at the first in 1960 have already appeared, and the second volume contains six of the ten papers given at Sir George Williams University, Montreal, in 1961. The papers are diverse alike in subject and statistical method, but most are concerned with recent population and labour movements.

The papers are: "Regional Aspects of Labour Mobility in Canada, 1956-1959" by H.F. Greenway and G.W. Wheatley; "The Flow of Migration among the Provinces of Canada, 1951-1961" by Yoshiko Kasashara; "La Détermination des zones agricoles sous-marginates" by Gérald Fortin; "Some Calculations Relating to Trends and Fluctuations in the Post-War Canadian Labour Market" by Frank T. Denton; "Inter-Industry Estimates of Canadian Imports, 1949-1958" by T.I. Matuszewski, Paul R. Pitts, and John A. Swayer; and "Population Migration in the Atlantic Provinces" by Kari Levitt.

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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • Division: Scholarly Publishing
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 180 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    William C. Hood (1922-2014) was Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto from 1946 to 1964 before moving to Ottawa. Between 1964 and 1979 he held a series of senior public service positions including Advisor to the Bank of Canada, then Assistant Deputy, Associate Deputy and finally Deputy Minister of Finance for the Government of Canada. In 1980 he moved to Washington D. C. where he took the position of Economic Counsellor and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund.


    John A. Sawyer is a Professor Emeritus of Economics and was Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.

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