Minns, Chris

Dr Chris Minns  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor

 

Experience keywords:

Canadian economic history; North American economic history; apprenticeship; labour history; migration; quantitative economic history; schooling; training

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Wages, work time, and labour market regulation in international perspective; the emergence of national markets in Canada, 1870-1940; schooling and school finance in North America, 1871-1971; apprenticeship in pre-modern Europe;

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Canada; United States; international

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7812

LSE email:

c.minns@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2014

Inwood, Kris and MacKinnon, Mary and Minns, Chris (2014) Labour market dynamics in Canada, 1891-1911: a first look from new Census samples In: Darroch, Gordon, (ed.) The Dawn of Canada's Century: Hidden Histories. McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, Canada, 361-395. ISBN 9780773542525

Inwood, Kris and Minns, Chris and Summerfield, Fraser (2014) Reverse assimilation? Immigrants in the Canadian labour market during the Great Depression Economic History working paper series, 205/2014. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Minns, Chris and Wallis, Patrick (2013) The price of human capital in a pre-industrial economy: premiums and apprenticeship contracts in 18th century England Explorations in Economic History, 50 (3). 335-350. ISSN 0014-4983

2012

Minns, Chris and Wallis, Patrick (2012) Rules and reality: quantifying the practice of apprenticeship in premodern England Economic History Review, 65 (2). 556-579. ISSN 0013-0117

2011

Minns, Chris and Wallis, Patrick (2011) Why did (pre‐industrial) firms train?: premiums and apprenticeship contracts in 18th century England Economic History working papers, 155/11. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Leunig, Tim and Minns, Chris and Wallis, Patrick (2011) Networks in the premodern economy: the market for London apprenticeships, 1600-1749 Journal of Economic History, 71 (2). 413-443. ISSN 0022-0507

2010

Wallis, Patrick and Webb, Cliff and Minns, Chris (2010) Leaving home and entering service: the age of apprenticeship in early modern London Continuity and Change, 25 (3). 377-404. ISSN 0268-4160

Inwood, Kris and MacKinnon, Mary and Minns, Chris (2010) Labour market dynamics in Canada, 1891-1911: a first look from new census samples Economic History Working Papers, 148/10. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

MacKinnon, Mary and Minns, Chris (2009) School resources and schooling outcomes in a frontier society: evidence from British Columbia, 1900-19201 Economic History working papers, 116/09. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Minns, Chris and Wallis, Patrick (2009) Rules and reality: quantifying the practice of apprenticeship in early modern Europe Economic History Working Papers, 118/09. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

MacKinnon, Mary and Minns, Chris (2009) The impact of school provision on pupil attendance: evidence from the early 20th century Economic History Working Papers, 116/09. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Wallis, Patrick and Webb, Cliff and Minns, Chris (2009) Leaving home and entering service: the age of apprenticeship in early modern London Economic History Working Papers, 125/09. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Minns, Chris (2007) The times they are not changing: days and hours of work in old and new worlds. Explorations in Economic History, 44 (4). 538-567. ISSN 0014-4983

Minns, Chris and MacKinnon, Mary (2007) The costs of doing hard time: a penitentiary-based regional price index for Canada, 1883–1923 Canadian Journal of Economics, 40 (1). 528-560. ISSN 1540-5982

2005

Minns, Chris (2005) Immigration policy and the skills of Irish immigrants: evidence and the implications Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 34 (158th). 82-114. ISSN 0081-4776

Minns, Chris and Green, Alan and MacKinnon, Mary (2005) Conspicuous by their absence: French Canadians and the settlement of the Canadian West Journal of Economic History, 65 (3). 822-849. ISSN 1471-6372

Minns, Chris and Rizov, Marian (2005) The spirit of capitalism? Ethnicity, religion, and self-employment in early 20th century Canada Explorations in Economic History, 42 (2). 259-281. ISSN 0014-4983

Minns, Chris and Rizov, Marian (2005) The spirit of capitalism? Ethnicity, religion and self-employment in early 20th century Canada Explorations in Economic History, 42 (2). 259-281. ISSN 0014-4983

2003

Minns, Chris (2003) Review of 'Immigration and American unionism' by V. Briggs Jr. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 57 (1). 148-150. ISSN 0019-7939

2002

Minns, Chris and Green, Alan and MacKinnon, Mary (2002) Dominion or republic? Migrants to North America from the United Kingdom, 1870–1910 Economic History Review, 55 (4). 666-696. ISSN 1468-0289

Green, Alan G. and MacKinnon, Mary and Minns, Chris (2002) Dominion or republic? Migrants to North America from the United Kingdom, 1870-1910 Economic History Review, 55 (4). 666-696. ISSN 0013-0117

2000

Minns, Chris (2000) Income, cohort effects, and occupational mobility: a new look at immigration to the United States at the turn of the 20th century Explorations in Economic History, 37 (4). 326-350. ISSN 0014-4983

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Awards

Explorations Prize for best article in Explorations in Economic History, 2008.

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