CURRICULUM VITAE [updated April, 2012]

Robin F. Neill

Department of Economics
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, P.E.I., C1A 4P3
Telephone: 902-566-0763
Fax: 902-566-0302
E-mail: rneill@upei.ca


Education
Ph.D., Duke University, Economics, 1967.
Dissertation on the thought of H.A. Innis

M.A. University of Toronto, Political Economy, 1960.
Dissertation on aspects of Canadian economic history

B.A. University of Toronto, Honours, Political Economy, 1953

Academic Appointments
Adjunct Professor, U.P.E.I. (1998- )

Professor Emeritus, Carleton University (2003- )

Professor, Carleton University, 1991-1996

Associate Professor, Carleton University, 1972-1990

Associate Professor, University of Prince Edward Island, 1970-1972

Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan and
St. Thomas More College, 1968-1969

Assistant Professor and Lecturer, University of
Saskatchewan and St. Thomas More College, 1960-1968

Teaching
Since leaving Carleton, that is at the University of Prince
Edward Island, I have taught four or five courses each year
from 1996-97 to the present (July, 2012)

Other "Employment"
Atlantic Institute of Market Studies, Research Advisory Board
..........1998-
..........Chairman, 2001-

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, Board of Governors, 1997-2003
..........Vice-President, Prince Edward Island,1998-2000

Matrix Consulting, Prince Edward Island, Special Advisor on the
..........Economics of Tourism, 1998-1999

Fisheries Council of Canada, Special Advisor at the U.S. Federal Trade
..........Commission Hearings, 1985

Fisheries Council of Canada, Special Advisor in the Pre-Budget
..........Consultation of the Minister of Finance 1985

Department of Fisheries and Oceans Special Advisor to the
..........Economic Analysis Branch, 1984

Department of Fisheries and Oceans Special Advisor to the
..........Atlantic Division of the International Directorate, 1984

Social Science Research Council of Canada, Special Advisor on the
Economics of Publishing in Canada, 1974-1975

Publications

1. Refereed Scholarly Publications

(a) Books

A History of Economic Thought in Canada, Routledge, London, 1991.

A New Theory of Value: The Canadian Economics of H.A. Innis,
..........University of Toronto Press, 1972.

(b) Articles in "Refereed" Journals

"Ontario and Canada in the Great Moderation and Beyond"
.....ACEA Papers and Procedings, 2011
..... economics.acadiau.ca/tl_files/economics/resources/ACEA/Papers and Procedings/2011/R.Neill2011.pdf

"Plus ca change: the Prairie Provinces in the age of globalization"
Acea Papers 2010 [ http://www.unb.ca/econ/acea/papers-procedings.html ]

"Cascadia: the other gateway", ACEA Papers, 2009, pp. 153-161.

"Development, happiness, and the end of naive Neoclasscial policy"
ACEA Papers, 2008 [internet]

"Augello and Guidi's Economists in Parliament: the
Determiants of Thought", History of Economic Thought and
Methodology, vol. 26-A, 2008, pp. 197-207.

"Innis, Postmodernism, and Communications: reflections on
Paul Heyer's Harold Innis", History of Economic Thought and
Methodology, vol. 24, 2006, pp. 153-166.

"Varieties of Scientific System, from Veblen to the Postmoderns"
Journal of Economic Issues, September 2006, pp. 673-691.

"Atlantica: partial recovery and partial decline", ACEA Papers,
2005.

"Sovereignty and Land Tenure: the insitutional foundations of
economic development in Atlantica", ACEA Papers, 2004.

"Canal Era Industrialization in Canada: 1791-1840", ACEA Papers,
2003.

"Fiscal Systems in Theory and History", A.C.E.A. Papers, 2002, pp. 181-195.

"Institutional Factors in Colonial Maritimes Economic Development",
ACEA Papers, 2000, pp. 272-288.

"Economic Historiography in the 1950s: the Saskatchewan School",
Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, 1999, pp. 243-260.

"The Case for Provincially Differentiated Federal Taxation: with special
reference to Atlantic Canada", ACEA Papers, 1999, pp. 150-161.

"Political Economy" (with Steven Pressman), Encyclopedia of Political
Economy, P.A. O'Hara (ed.), Routledge, London, 1999, pp. 853-856.

"Francis Bacon, John Rae, and the Economics of Competitiveness",
American Journal of Economics and Sociology, July, 1999, pp. 363-376

Europe in America: Veblen and his Canadian Connections" in
The Economic Mind in America: Essays in the History of American Economics,
M. Rutherford ed., Routledge, London 1998, pp. 167-189.

"History of Island Roads", ACEA Papers, vol 26, 1997, pp. 30-46.

"The Technological and Institutional Context of Cold War Growth Theory",
Journal of the History of Economic Thought 16 (1994), 310-321.

"L'economie heretique: Canadian Economics before 1967",
C.J.E., 26 (1988), 3-13.

"Rationality and the Informational Environment: A Reassessment
of the Work of H.A. Innis", Journal of Canadian Studies 22 (1988), 78-92.

"Better Fish", Policy Options, 4 (1983) No. 6, 43-47.

"The Old Economics and the New National Policy", A.C.E.A. Papers
vol. 11 (1982), 147-154.

"Rethinking Canadian Political Economy", Studies in Political
Economy, 9 (1982) 173-177.

"The Theory of the Staple Slump", Selected Papers in Post Positive Social
Science, No. 5, 1980.

"Nationalism, Nationalization and Social Communications",
Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, vol. 7 (1980), 72-86.

"Imperialism and the Staple Theory of Canadian Economic Development:
The Historical Perspective", A.C.E.A. Papers 7 (1978), 1-15.
Republished in Culture Communications and Dependency, Melody et al, eds.
(Norwood, 1981), 145-153.

"The Politics and Economics of Development in Ontario",
Ontario History, vol. 70 (1978), 281-290.

"The Ethical Foundations of Economics", Philosophy in Context
vol. 7 (1978), 86-95.

"The Passing of Canadian Economic History", Journal of Canadian
Studies vol. 12, 1978, 73-82.

"Regional Economics and Canada's First Planning Decade",
A.C.E.A. Papers vol. 1 (1972), 126-136.

"National Policy and Regional Development", Journal of
Canadian Studies May 1974, 12-19.

"Harold Innis: Canadian Economics", Journal of Economic Issues
vol. 3, (1969), 3-15.

"Pensee economique au Quebec", Journal of Canadian
Studies vol. 4 (1969), August 7-12, November 26-38.

"Social Credit and National Policy in Canada", Journal of
Canadian Studies 3 (1968), 3-13.

"The Content and Context of the Work of H.A. Innis", Journal of Economic
History 24 (1967), 589-590.

"Adam Shortt: A Bibliographical Note", Journal of Canadian
Studies 2 (1967), 53-61.

(c) Chapters in Edited Books

"Aquaculture Property Rights in Canada", in A Breath of Fresh Air, Fraser Institute, Vancouver, 2008, pp. 176-186.

With Robert W. Dimand, "Canada, Economics in",
the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2008)

"The Case for Property Rights in Aquaculture", The Fraser Institute,
(forthcoming, 2008)

"Eupope in America: Veblen and his Canadian Connections", in The Economic
Mind in America, Routledge, London, 1998, pp. 167-189

"Imperialism and the Staple theory of Canadian Economic Development:
the Historical Perspective" in Culture, Communication, and Dependency,
W.H. Melody, L. Salter, and P Heyer (eds), Ablex Publishing, Norwood,
1981, pp. 145-154.

Auctions and the Inner Market in the Northwest Atlantic Seafood Industry"
in Resource Economics in Emerging Free Trade, V. Konrad, L. Morin,
and R. Erbe, eds. Orano, 1987, 269-274.

2. Other Scholarly Publications

(a) Articles in Non-refereed Publications

"Economic Theory in Canada", ACS Newsletter 14 (1992), 35-37.

"Galbraith, John Kenneth", The Canadian Encyclopedia (1988), 868.

"Canada, the Economy", The American Annual. 1977-1980.

"Canada" and "P.E. Trudeau", The American Annual. 1976.

"Prince Edward Island", The American Annual. 1973-1975.

"Hands Across the Ice", Commonweal XCL (1969), 302-303.

"A Note on the Economics Conditions of the Emerging Canadian Image",
..........Chelsea Annual (1963), 17-31.

(b) Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals

Review: No Wealth But Life, by Roger E. Backhouse, and Tamotsu Nishizawa (eds), History of Economic Ideas, no 1, 2011. pp. 195.

Review: The Road from Ruin, by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green,
Economic History Review archive, http://eh.net/library/chronological
entered June, 2010.

Review: Staples and Beyond: Selected Writings of Mel Watkins, Hugh
Grant and David Wolfe (eds), Economic History Review, forthcoming,
2008 ?

Review: Economy and Morality: the Philosophy of the Welfare State,
Yuichi Shionaya, Philosopy of the Social Sciences, vol. 37, 2007,
pp. 105-06.

Review: Marginal Man: the dark vision of Harold Innis,
A.J. Watson, History of Economics Society Book Review, March, 2006,
[http://www.eh.net/bookreviews/title.php]

Review: A Poverty of Reason: Sustainable Development and Economic
Growth, Wilfred Beckerman, Review of Political Economy, 2005.

Review: The Perverse Economy, Michael Perelman, History of Economic
Ideas, vol. 1, 2004, pp. 186-188.

Review: Global Trade and Conflicting National Interests, R.E. Gomory
and W.J. Baumol, Journal of Political Economy,
vol. 14, (2002) pp 410-411.

Review: Canadian Economic History, Watson and Grant, eds.;
Perspectives on Canadian Economic History, McCalla and Huberman, eds.;
Factory and Fortune: New Studies in the History of the Maritimes,
Inwood, ed. in C.J.E. 28 (1995) 473-478.

Review: Robert Mackintosh, Different Drummers in CHR June 1993, 287.

Review: Long Term Factors in American Economic Growth S.L. Engerman
and R.E. Gallman, eds. in Social History 20 (1988), 374-375.

Review: K.J. Rea, The Prosperous Years: The Economic History of Ontario:
1939-1975, in Social History 20 (1988), 496-497.

Review: L.A. Boland, A Methodology for a New Microeconomics in C.J.E.,
20 (1987), 179-80.

Review: W.L. Marr and D.G. Paterson, Canada: An Economic History;
R. Pomfret, The Economic Development of Canada in C.J.E., 15 (1982), 180-184.

Review: I.T. & Co., "Canada's Trade Performance - 1969-1976",
in Canadian Public Policy, 5 (1979), 149-150.

Review: D. Creighton, Harold Adams Innis in C.J.E., 11 (1978), 784-787.

Review: Meek, Social Science and the Ignoble Savage in Journal
of Social History, vol. 9 (1976), 452-453.

Review: W. Krehm, Price in a Mixed Economy in C.J.E., (1976), 743-745.

Review: J.L. Findlay, Social Credit: the English Origins
in C.J.E., 6 (1973), 463.

Review: J.J. Brown, Ideas in Exile, in Canadian Forum, April, 1968, 23-24.

Review: K. Polany and A. Rotstein, Dahomey and the Slave Trade, in
Canadian Forum, July, 1967, 94.

Other Scholarly or Professional Activity
1. Papers Presented

"The National Transfer Accounts", presented at the Atlantic Canada
.....Economics Association meeting, St. Mary's University, Halifax,
.....October, 2012.

"The Principles of Economics ?", History of Economics Society
..... meeting, Brock University, June, 2012.

"Ontario and Canada in the Great Moderation and Beyond"
.....ACEA Papers and Procedings, 2011
..... economics.acadiau.ca/tl_files/economics/resources/ACEA/Papers and Procedings/2011/R.Neill2011.pdf

"Plus ca change: the Prairie Economy in the Years of Globalization"
.....ACEA Papers and Procedings, 2010
..... economics.acadiau.ca/tl_files/economics/resources/ACEA/Papers and Procedings/2010/R. Neill.2010.pdf

"Cascadia: The Other Gateway", presented at the Annual Meeting
of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association, University of
New Brunswick at St. John, October, 16-18, 2009.

"Development, Happiness, and the End of Naive Neoclassical Policy",
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Canada Economics
Association, Acadia University, October 14-26, 2008.

"The Passing of Naive Neoclassicism, or Not: Economics in Canada
presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the History of Economics
Society, June 27-30, 2008, at York Universtiy, in Toronto.

"Economic Policy for the Maritimes: the View from Atlantica", presented
at the ACOA sponsored conference on "Imagining Atlantic Canada" held
in Sackville, New Brunswick, June 7-9, 2007.

"Atlantica: Partial Revival and Partial Decline", presented at the
Thirty Fourth Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association,
Halifax,October, 2005.

"Sovereignty and Land Tenure: the Insitutional Foundation of Economic
Development in Atlantica", presented at the Annual Meeting of the
Atlantic Canada Economics Association, Sackville, October, 2004.

"Varieties of Scientific System in Economics", Meeting of the History
of Economics Society, Toronto, Canada, June 25-28, 2004.

"Thorstein Veblen: a Systematic Social Scientist", The
Veblen Conference, sponsored by the University of Rome, Bevagna, Italy
November 22-23, 2003.

"Canal Era Industrialization in the Canadas", Atlantic Canada Economics
Association 32nd Annual Conference, Charlottetown, Oct. 17-19, 2003.

"The Continentalization Paradigm of Canadian Economic Development:
with special reference to economic growth in the Maritimes", Atlantic
Canada Economics Association Meeting, Halifax, N.S. September, 2002.

"Federal Fiscal Systems in Theory and History", Atlantic Canada Economics
Association Meeting, Fredericton, N.B. September 28-30, 2001.

"The Maritime Provinces in the 1950s: Imagining a Revolution",
Atlantic Canada Studies Workshop, St. Francis Xavier University,
24-26 August, 2001.

"From Hope to Acceptance: a New History of Economics", History of
Economics Society Annual Meeting, Winston-Salem, North Carolina,
June 28-July 1, 2001.

"The Context of Economic Convergence: the Long and the Short Runs",
Atlantic Institute of Market Studies Conference: the Road to Growth,
Halifax, May 6-8, 1999.

"How Much of Canada's Unemployment is Structural? Comments on a Paper by
Lars Osberg and Zhengxi Lin, ACOA conference on Skills Development
in the Knowledge Based Economy, Moncton, June, 1999.

"Abandoned Tasks in Economic History: a Case Study in Complexity Theory."
History of Economics Society Meetings, Montreal, June, 19-20, 1998.

"The Case for Provincially Differentiated Federal Taxation; with
Special Reference to Atlantic Canada." ACEA Meetings, St. John,
October 23-24 1998.

"A Perspective on the History of Economics", History of Economics Society
Meeting, Notre Dame, Indiana, June, 1995.

"John Rae, Francis Bacon, and the Economics of Competitiveness",
History of Economics Society Meeting, Babson Park, Mass., June 1984.

"Very Long Run Factors in the Economic Disintegration of Canada",
University of Western Ontario, February 1993.

"Charles Goodhart and Vera Smith: The Best Laid Policies of Central Banks",
Western Economics Association Meetings, San Francisco, July 1992.

"The Policy Significance of the Founding of the Bank of Canada",
C.E.A. Meetings, Kingston, June 1990.

"A Biased Information Environment: the Staple Theory and
Positive Economics in Canada", History of Economics Society,
Lexington, Virginia, June 1990.

"The Economics of Rational Behaviour and the Non-rationality of
Economic Behaviour", History of Economics Society, Toronto, June 1988.

"The Information Environment and Economic Disequilibrium:
Some Historic Parallels in Canada", C.E.A. Meetings, June, 1987.

"Port Markets and Commodity Flows: The Boston Market" (with R.L. Mazany),
C.E.A. Meetings, May, 1985.

"Theoretical Foundations of Canadian Economics", H.A. Innis Symposium,
Simon Fraser University, March 1978.

"The Old Liberalism and the New: Adam Shortt and the Monetarists",
Conference on the History of Political Thought, York University, March 1978.

"The Staples Thesis and National Policy", Innis College,
University of Toronto, March 1973.

"National Policy and the Theory of Economic Growth: Canada 1867 and 1967",
C.E.A. Meetings, June 1969.

"American Influence on Canadian Academic Economics: 1912-1928",
Canadian Political Science Association Meetings, June 1965.

2. Contract and Other Research

Using a wrench as a hammer: Why EI is the wrong tool to respond to
loss of income in an economic downturn, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Halifax. 2009.

Historical Atlantica: how the impact of the past will shape,
our future, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies,
Halifax, (October, 2007).

Too Many Cooks: National Purpose and Equalization, Atlantic Insitute
for Market Studies, Halifax, 2006.

Thirteen "entries" in Dictionary of American Economists
Thoemmes Press, U.K. 2006.

Its Farming not Fishing: why the bureaucrats and the environmentalists
miss the point of Canadian aquaculture, Atlantic Institute for
Market Studies, Halifax, April, 2006.

Fencing the Last Frontier: the Case for Property rights in Canadian
Aquaculture, Atlantic Insitute for Market Studies, Halifax, 2003.

(With Brian Rogers) The Canadian Aquaculture Regulatory Environment:
Eliminating the Dysfunction
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies,
Halifax, 2002.

Review: No Ordinary Academics: Economics and Political Science at
the University of Saskatchewan by Shirley Spafford, University of
Toronto Press, 2000, posted and archived on the History of Economics
Webside , 2000.

"Industrialization and Canals in Britain",
[http://www.upei.ca/~rneill/topic8.html], republished by the
Department of Education, University of North Carolina,
Charlotte, N.C., in Problem Based Learning in the Socal Sciences
Project, S.A. Gallagher, Director, 1999.

"Canadian Economic History, The Infography Fields of Knowledge,
Website, [http://www.infography.com], Nov. 1999.

"H.A. Innis: Second President E.H.A., Economic History Association
Website, [http://www.eh.net], 2000.

"Markets/the Market", Readers Guide to the Social Sciences,
Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001.

(and Steven Pressman) "Political Economy", Encyclopedia of
Political Economy, P.A. O'Hara (ed.) Routledge, London, 1999, pp. 853-856.

"Island Tourism: The Economic Significance", Report to Matrix Consulting,
Prince Edward Island, December 17, 1998. Typscript, 6 pp.

"The Policy Significance of the Founding of the Bank of Canada",
Carleton Economic Papers 91-12.

"Optimal Fisheries Management and Port Market Institutions",
(with R.L. Mazany), 1985.

"The Port Market Alternatives: a Proposed Solution to the Quality
Problem in the Atlantic Fishery" (with R.L. Mazany). Prepared for
the Economic Analysis Branch of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans,
Ottawa, 1984.

"The Structure of Prices in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries"
(with R.L. Mazany). Prepared for the Atlantic Division,
International Directorate, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa, 1984.

"The Northwest Atlantic Fresh Fish Market" (with R.L. Mazany).
Prepared for the Atlantic Division, International Directorate,
Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa, 1984.

"Port Markets: the Problems, the Solutions" a Special Report to the
Economic, Analysis Branch of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans,
Ottawa, 1984.

"The Conservative Party in Canada's Liberal Years", 1981.

"The Economic Consequences of Non-rational Politics", 1980.

Tweedle-Dum and Tweedle-Dee-Dee, Conservatives, Liberals and the
National Policy", Carleton Economic Papers, 1979.

"The Nature and Measurement of Canada's Reliance on Primary Product
Exports", Carleton Economic Papers, 1979.

"Theories of Regionalism in Canada: a Post Positive Analysis", 1979.

"Modular Economics at Carleton", OUPID Newsletter 21 (1978), 11-12.

"Public Investment Policy and the Social Rate of Return:
a Review and an Application to the Canadian Case", 1978.

Contribution: "Frontiers in Canadian Economic History", T.J.O. Dick, ed.
In J.E.H. 36 (1976), 34-39.

Final Report of the Enquiry into the Support of Scholarly Publication
by the Social Science Research Council of Canada and the Humanities
Research Council of Canada, 1975.

"Economic Policy in a Federal State" Canada, 1946-1974".
(Series of seven papers in which two are my own).

"Annual Survey of Research in Economic and Social History in Canada",
for the Economic History Committee of the C.E.A., 1972-1974.

3. Affiliations

Canadian Economics Association
History of Economics Society
Atlantic Canada Economics Association
..........Founding President and Life Member.

4. Internet Publications

"Atlantica: Partial Recovery and Partial Decline, the context of
Maritimes emigration from 1870 to 1970" ACEA Papers and Proceedings
2005, [http://www.unb.ca/acea/papers_proceedings.html].

Sovereignty and Land Tenure: the Institutional foundations of Economic
Development in Atlantic Canada, ACEA Papers, 2004
...........[http://www.unb.ca/econ/acea/papers_proceedings.html

Canal Era Industrialization in Canada, ACEA Papers,2003
...........[http://www.unb.ca/econ/acea/papers_proceedings.html]

The Continentalization Pardigm and Economic Growth, with Special
..........Reference to the Maritime Provinces
..........ACEA Papers, 2002.
..........[http://www.unb.ca/econ/acea/papers_proceedings.html]

The End of National Policy: A History of Canadian Economic Development.
..........[http://www.upei/~rneill/course.outline.html], 1996.

Fencing the Last Frontier: Property Rights in Canadian Aquaculture
..........[http://www.aims.ca/Publications/Aquaculture/fencing.pdf], 2003

5. Current Interests:
.......... a) Successes and Failures in the "Capitalist" market system
.......... b) The reconstruction of Canadian economic history
.......... c) The economics of ageing in an ageing society

Administrative Responsibilities
2003...........Co-convener, 32nd Annual Conference, Atlantic Canada
....................Economics Association

2001- ......Panther Hockey Support Group, U.P.E.I.

1992-1999......Carleton U. Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee

1992-96........Carleton U. Secretary, Social Sciences Faculty Board

1992-96........Carleton University Senate

1990-1996......Ethics Committee, General Hospital of Eastern Ontario

1990-1991......Associate Director, Institute of Canadian Studies

1990-1991......Chairman, Carleton University United Way Campaign

1987-1989......Academic Planning Committee, Faculty of Social Science
...................Carleton U., Chairman, 1988-1989

1981-1987......Curriculum Committee, Faculty of Social Science
...................Carleton U., Chairman, 1981-1982

1980-1989......Majors Advisor, Department of Economics, Carleton U.
...................Supervisor, 1984-1989

1980-1989......Curriculum Committee, Department of Economics, 1988-1989.
...................Carleton U., Chairman, 1991-1993

1979-1980......Executive Committee, Faculty Board, Faculty of
...................Social Sciences, Carleton U.

1975-1976......CUASA Grievance Administration Committee (Lay Advocate)

1975-1976......CUSA Council

1975-1980......Supervisor, Self-paced, Self-instructional Modular
.................. Introductory Economics Program

1975-1976......Senate, Carleton University,
.................. Senate Executive 1976

1975-1976......Academic Planning Committee, Faculty of Social Science

1974-1975......S.P.A.C. Committee on the Development of a Program in
.................. Canadian Studies

1974...........Director, Carleton Lecture Series in Economic
.................. History; "National Policy in a Federal State"

1972-1989......Committee of Management, Institute of Canadian Studies

1972-1978......Department of Economics Appointments Committee,
.................. Promotions Committee, Carleton U.