Anthony J. Ward

Associate Professor, Economics


Office: Plaza 439
905-688-5550 x3117


B.A. Honours, Open University, UK, 1981
M.A. Economics, University of British Columbia, 1984
Ph.D. Economics, University of British Columbia, 1990

Research Interests

Economic history – Canadian extensive development Economic history – Analysis of technical change in agriculture Economic history – 19th century English agriculture Natural resources Environmental Economics Climate Change Economics of Developing Countries

“The Origins of the Wheat Boom: 1880 to 1910”, Canadian Journal of Economics, XXVII, November 1994, pp 865-883.

“The Corn Laws and English Wheat Prices, 1815 to 1846.” Atlantic Economic Journal Volume 32, Number 3, September 2004, pp 244-254.

“Using Tourism as a Vehicle for Sustainable Development: A Case Study: The Garifuna People of the Honduras Coast.” Jorgensen, L. and Ward, T. The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 5 5 pp. 29-44. 2009.

“Market Integration: Early Development on the Canadian Prairies” Prairie Forum 35, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 53–74

“Indigenous Economic Development” in Lloyd, Christopher, Jacob Metzer and Richard Sutch (eds.) Settler Economies in World History, Leiden: Brill, forthcoming 2011