Program

THURSDAY, 16 February 2012

12:30-13:30    Registration

13:30-15:00    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 1:  Regional Integration (I)  

Chair: Greg Mahony (University of Canberra, Australia) 

Teofilo C. Daquila (National University of Singapore): ‘Regionalism in the Southeast Asian Region: Case of ASEAN’

Bogusława Drelich – Skulska (Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland): ‘Civilizational-cultural premises of regional processes in ASEAN and the European Union’

13:30-15:00    Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 2:  Asian Business History

Chair: Stephen Morgan (University of Nottingham, UK)

Doug Cumming (York University, Canada), Grant Fleming (Continuity Capital Partners, Australia) and Mai Takeuchi (Wilshire Private Markets, Hong Kong): ‘Barbarians, demons and Hagetaka: A financial history of leveraged buyouts in Asia 1980-2010’

Toby Daglish (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) and Lyndon Moore (University of Melbourne, Australia): ‘The valuation of equity futures on the Tokyo Stock Exchange 1920-1923’

Villa Vilathong (Chulalonkorn University, Thailand): ‘Khu Khaeng Magazine, marketing knowledge, and lifestyle consumption in Thailand in the 1980s’

13:30-15:00    Arndt Tutorial Room 1

Session 3: Public Spending and Economic Crisis

Chair: Trevor Kollmann (LaTrobe University, Australia)

Muhammed N. Islam (Concordia University, Canada): ‘Economic growth and state expenditure in Asia Pacific (and Other) regions from historical perspectives’

Jun Sato (Hachinohe National College of Technology, Japan): ‘The Bank of England financial advisory missions to Latin America during the Great Depression: From the perspective of the periphery’

15:00-15:30    Tea-Coffee Break (Arndt foyer)

15:30-17:00    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 4:  Australian Economic History: Crises and shocks

Chair: Chris Lloyd (University of New England, Australia and Helsinki University, Finland)

Jon Stanford (FINH Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia):‘The financial crisis of the 1890s in colonial Queensland’

Nigel Stapledon (University of New South Wales, Australia):  ‘Revisiting Australia’s terms of trade shocks and their impact’

Xin Zheng (University of Sydney, Australia): ‘Revisiting economic growth and its immunity against energy crisis: Evidence from Australia, 1970-2010’

15:30-17:00    Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 5:  Living Standards in the Past (I)

Chair: John Wilson (University of South Australia)

Evan Roberts (University of Minnesota, USA), Kris Inwood (University of Guelph, Canada) and Les Oxley (University of Canterbury, New Zealand): ‘Height, weight and mortality in the past: New evidence from a late nineteenth century New Zealand cohort’

Stephen L. Morgan (University of Nottingham, UK), Shujuo Chen (National Natural History Museum of Taiwan) and Christopher Isett (University of Minnesota, USA): ‘Height and human welfare in early-to-mid Qing China (1680-1750)’

Martine Mariotti (Australian National University): ‘Living standards in South Africa’s former homelands’

15:30-17:00    Arndt Tutorial Room 1

Session 6:   History of Welfare: Employment and Housing

Chair: Frank Cain (University of New South Wales, UNSW@ADFA)

Trevor M. Kollmann (La Trobe University, Australia): ‘Built with good intentions? An examination of public housing projects on local communities’

Sejung Park (Seoul National University, South Korea): ‘Analysis of Jeonse price determinants’

17:00-17:30    Free time

17:30-19:30    Conference reception and launch of the ANU Centre for Economic History (main foyer CBE Building, opposite the Arndt Building)

FRIDAY, 17 February 2012

9:00-10:30      Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 7:   Regional Integration (II)

Chair: Teofilo Daquila (National University of Singapore)

Greg Mahony and Chris Sadleir (University of Canberra, Australia): ‘Exploring limits to integration’

Bui Thi Lan Huong (French-Vietnamese Center for Management Education, Vietnam): ‘Open regionalism in the Asia-Pacific rim: The case of Vietnam during the 1990s’

Eko NM Saputro (Deakin University, Australia): ‘Financial regionalism in East Asia: Indonesian perspective’

9:00-10:30      Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 8:  Protectionism

Chair: Gordon Boyce (University of Newcastle, Australia)

John K. Wilson and Martin Shanahan (University of South Australia): ‘Trade talks and federation:  An analysis of the composition of tariff policy’

Hochul Shin (Seoul National University, South Korea): ‘Trade protection and the performance of Korean industries: 1967-1993’

Eugene Beaulieu and Jevan Cherniwchan (University of Calgary, Canada): ‘Tariff structure, trade expansion and Canadian protectionism from 1870-1910’

9:00-10:30    Arndt Tutorial Room 1

Session 9:   Tasman Worlds

Chair: Les Oxley (University of Canterbury and University of Waikato, New Zealand)

Keir Reeves (Monash University, Australia), Chris McConville (Victoria University, Australia), and Andrew Reeves (Monash University, Australia): ‘Trans-Tasman connections: Historical linkages between Central-Western Victoria, Australia and Otago, New Zealand and their legacy in the early 21st Century’

Brian Easton (Independent Scholar, New Zealand): ‘Five great stagnations’

Christopher Lloyd (University of New England, Australia and Helsinki University, Finland): ‘The lucky country syndrome in Australia: Resources, social democracy, and regimes of development in historical political economy perspective’

10:30-11:00                Tea-Coffee Break (Arndt foyer)

11:00-12:30    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 10:   Statebuilding

Chair: Niv Horesh (University of Western Sydney, Australia)

Pauline Grosjean (University of New South Wales, Australia): ‘Conflict trap or state building? International wars, civil conflicts and social and political preferences’

Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati and Aida Idris (University of Malaya, Malaysia): ‘The social movement and social enterprise development in the emergence of Indonesia, 1895-1945’

Benito J. Legarda Jr (Independent Scholar, Philippines): ‘The Spanish flag over an Anglo-Chinese commercial colony: The Philippines in the nineteenth century’

11:00-12:30    Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 11:   History of Australian manufacturing

Chair: Simon Ville (University of Wollongong, Australia)

Pierre van der Eng (Australian National University): ‘European integration and Australian manufacturing industry: The case of Philips Electronics, 1960s-1970s’

David Prentice (La Trobe University, Australia): ‘What delays the rise of an industry? The long slow birth of Lehigh Valley cement’

Jock Given (Swinburne University, Australia): ‘ Turning on the Wireless: Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) (AWA), 1913-46′

11:00-12:30    Arndt Tutorial Room 1

Session 12:   Histories of  Economic Thought and Accounting

Chair: Larry Lepper (Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand)

Kwangsu Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea): ‘Adam Smith: the historian’s method and practice’

Verhoef, Grietjie (University of Johannesburg, South Africa): ‘Economic integration through knowledge integration. The impact of IFRS on the globalisation of accounting firms and corporate business in South Africa’

12:30-13:30                Buffet Lunch (Arndt foyer)

13:30-15:00                Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 13:   Early Modern Economic History

Chair: Martine Mariotti (Australian National University)

Greg Barrett (University of Canberra, Australia): ‘An exploration of the role of Portugal in the economic integration of Asia and Europe with a focus on the pepper market’

Laura Panza (La Trobe University, Australia):‘Globalisation and the Ottoman Empire: A study of integration between Ottoman and world cotton markets’

13:30-15:00    Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 14:   Australian Business Archives

Chair: Lyndon Moore (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Maggie Shapley (Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University): ‘New acquisitions of business records at the Noel Butlin Archives Centre’

Katrina Dean (University of Melbourne Archives, Australia): ‘New acquisitions of business records at the University of Melbourne archives’

Monica Keneley (Deakin University, Australia): ‘Enhancing the accessibility of accounting and business archives: The role of technology in informing research in accounting and business’

15:00-15:30    Tea-coffee Break (Ardnt foyer)

15:45-17:15    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Keynote Noel Butlin lecture

Introduction and moderator: Martin Shanahan, President of the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand

Price Fishback (University of Arizona, USA): ‘Coming out of economic crisis: What worked and what did not in Roosevelt’s New Deal’

17:15-18:15                Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

EHSANZ general meeting

17:15-19:00    Jazz in the Garden and pre-dinner drinks at Fellows Garden (University House)

19:00-22:00     Conference dinner at the Common Room (University House)

SATURDAY 18 February 2012

9:00-10:30    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 15: History of pastoral societies

Chair: Brian Easton (independent scholar, New Zealand)

Leo Dobes (Australian National University): ‘Sir Sidney Kidman: Australia’s cattle king as pioneer of adaptation to climatic uncertainty’

Simon Ville (University of Wollongong, Australia) and David Merrett (University of Melbourne, Australia): ‘Knowledge and communication in the global wool industry since 1890’

Edwyna Harris (Monash University, Australia): ‘The economic implications of law: Nineteenth century legal innovation in New South Wales, the case of the wool lien’

9:00-10:30          Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

Session 16:   Living Standards in the Past (II)

Chair: Kris Inwood (University of Guelph, Canada)

John K Wilson (University of South Australia): ‘Using neonatal gender ratios to measure well-being – A first look’

Timothy J. Hatton (University of Essex, UK and Australian National University): ‘How have Europeans grown so tall?’

Ekaterina Sadetskaya (University of Canterbury, New Zealand) and Les Oxley (University of Canterbury and University of Waikato, New Zealand): An investigation of aggregate and regional mortality trends in New Zealand, 1858-1940

10:30-11:00    Tea-Coffee Break (Arndt foyer)

11:00-12:30    Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

Session 17:   Money, Prices and Wages

Chair: Martin Shanahan (University of South Australia)

Ekaterina Sadetskaya and Les Oxley (University of Canterbury, New Zealand): ‘Analysing New Zealand provincial consumer price indices and real wages by occupation, 1885-1913’

Niv Horesh (University of Western Sydney, Australia): ‘Modes of coin production and circulation across Eurasia’

11:00-12:30   Arndt Lecture Theatre 2

 Session 18:   Industrial Organisation

Chair: Greg Barrett (University of Canberra, Australia)

Gordon Boyce, (University of Newcastle, Australia): ‘The development of commercial infrastructure for world shipping’

Wayne Geerling (La Trobe University, Australia) and Gary Magee (Monash University, Australia): ‘F.W. Taylor and the East German workplace’

11:00-12:30    Arndt Tutorial Room 1

Session 19:   Themes in Australian Business History

Chair: Pierre van der Eng (Australian National University)

Brian Randall (State Library of Queensland, Australia): ‘The Queensland business leaders hall of fame’

Frank Cain (University of New South Wales/Australian Defence Force Academy): ‘Problems in governmental finances and banking in NSW during the Great Depression: Lack of local economic integration in Australia’

12:30-13:30    Buffet Lunch (Arndt foyer)

Conference ends

13:00-17:30    Optional Canberra City Tours (see Tours/Events in Canberra above)

SUNDAY 19 February 2012          

9:00-17:00      Optional Canberra Region Cold Climate Winery Tour (see Tours/Events in Canberra above)

 

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