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Surplus de main-d'oeuvre immigrante et developpement dualiste: l'economie canadienne au milieu du 19e siecle


  • Seccareccia, M.
  • Saint-Germain, M.


L'objectif de ce travail est d'etudier le lien entre le developpement d'une enclave industrielle et le flux d'iimigration en provenance des iles Britanniques au milieu du 19e siecle. En tenant compte de la position strategique des villes portuaires du Bas-Canada dans le flux de migration transatlantique, l'analyse accorde une importance particuliere au pouvoir explicatif d'une forme hybride du modele dualiste bien connu de Lewis en developpement economique.

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  • Seccareccia, M. & Saint-Germain, M., 1999. "Surplus de main-d'oeuvre immigrante et developpement dualiste: l'economie canadienne au milieu du 19e siecle," Working Papers 9901e, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ott:wpaper:9901e

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    JEL classification:

    • N31 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - U.S.; Canada: Pre-1913
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General


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