War and Canadian Economic History
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This paper analyzes the impact of war upon the economic history and development of Canada. According to the paper, war in the Canadian context has been manifestations of social spending rather than military expenditure. In terms of economic history, however, the paper notes that the role of war in Canada's development has been more complex than many would expect. The paper concludes by arguing that the Second World War caused Canadian economic development to foster centralization and increase the relative economic policy making power of the federal government versus the provincial governments.
From the Paper:"The impact of war upon the economic history and development is a complex topic given the fact that Canada, at least in popular memory, has not been a nation defined by war in the way of the American colossus to the south. This essay will argue, with particular reference to the Second World War, that the impact of war upon Canadian economic development was to foster economic centralization and promote a fundamentally new economic paradigm - Keynesian economics - regarding the role of the state in the..."
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War and Canadian Economic History (2008, December 01) Retrieved July 04, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/war-and-canadian-economic-history-139889/
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