Dr Chris Minns

Dr Chris Minns

Associate Professor

Department of Economic History

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7955 7812
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SAR 5.12
Office Hours
Thursday 14:00-15:30. No booking required
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Languages
English, French
Key Expertise
North American economic history; labour market history; price history

About me

Research Interests

North American economic history; labour market history, in particularly migration, intergenerational mobility, education and training.

 

Current Research Projects

Intergenerational economic mobility in Canada since 1870; immigration and labour markets in the US and Canada, 1870-1940. 

 

Teaching

EH101 The Internationalisation of Economic Growth, 1870 to the present day

EH237 Theories and Evidence in Economic History

EH304 The Economic History of North America: From Colonial Times to the Cold War

 

Curriculum Vitae

View Dr Minns's CV here: Chris Minns CV 

 

Expertise Details

North American economic history; labour market history; price history

Select publications

“Intergenerational mobility in a mid-Atlantic economy: Canada, 1871-1901.”  (With Luiza Antonie, Kris Inwood, and Fraser Summerfield).  Forthcoming, Journal of Economic History

http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/108411/

“The extent of citizenship in pre-industrial England, Germany, and the Low Countries.”  (Lead author with Clare Crowston, Raoul De Kerf, Bert De Munck, Marcel Hoogenboom, Christopher Kissane, Maarten Prak, and Patrick Wallis).  European Review of Economic History 24 (2020), 601-625.

http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/100509/

“Occupational income scores and immigrant assimilation.  Evidence from the Canadian Census.  (With Kris Inwood and Fraser Summerfield), Explorations in Economic History, 72 (2019), 114-122.

http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/100334/

“Reverse Assimilation?  Immigrants in the Canadian Labour Market During the Great Depression.”  (With Kris Inwood and Fraser Summerfield)  European Review of Economic History, 20, (2016), 299-321.

http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/101584/

“Reverse Assimilation?  Immigrants in the Canadian Labour Market During the Great Depression.”  (With Kris Inwood and Fraser Summerfield)  European Review of Economic History20, (2016), 299-321.

“Institutions, history, and wage bargaining outcomes: international evidence from the Post-World War Two era.” (With Marian Rizov) Business History, 57 (2015), 358-375.

“Labour market dynamics in Canada, 1891-1911: a first look from new census samples.” (with Kris Inwood and Mary Mackinnon), in The dawn of Canada’s Century: Hidden Histories, ed, Gordon Darroch, McGill-Queen’s Press, (2014), 361-393.

“The price of human capital in a pre-industrial economy: premiums and apprenticeship contracts in 18th century England.” (with Patrick Wallis). Explorations in Economic History, 50 (2013), 335-350.

“Picking Winners? The effect of birth order and migration on parental human capital investments in pre-modern England” (with Marc Klemp, Patrick Wallis, and Jacob Weisdorf). European Review of Economic History, 17 (2013), 210-232.

“Rules and reality: quantifying the practice of apprenticeship in premodern England.” (with Patrick Wallis). Economic History Review, 65 (2012), 556-579.

My research