Today's globalization debates pit neoliberals, who favour even deeper integration into the global economy, against neo-mercantilists, who call for a relatively selective approach to globalization and the return to more interventionist industrial policies. Both sides claim to have the facts on their side. Inspired by the work of economists Ha-Joon Chang and Dani Rodrik, editors Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis bring together essays from both historians and economists in this collection to test claims that wealth comes from either protectionism or free trade. With empirical research that spans more than a century of Canadian history, Smart Globalization demonstrates that Canada's success stemmed neither from complete openness to globalization or policies of isolation and self-sufficiency.
Foreword - Joe Martin (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management) Introduction - Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool, Management School) and Dimitry Anastakis (Trent University, History) Politics and Power in the British World: Ontario's Hydro-Electric Policy, Canada and the City of London, 1905-1910 - Andrew Dilley (University of Aberdeen, History) "in the public interest to encourage the growth of this new industry": The Myth of Provincial Protectionism in Ontario's Forest Industry, 1890-1930 - Mark Kuhlberg (Laurentian University, History) Managing a War Metal: The International Nickel Company's First World War - Daryl White (Grande Prairie Regional College, History) Natural Resource Exports and Development in Settler Economies during the First Great Globalization Era: Northwestern Ontario and South Australia, 1905-1915 - Livio Di Matteo (Lakehead University, Economics), J.C. Herbert Emery (University of Calgary, Economics) and Martin P. Shanahan ( University of South Australia, Dean of Research) Infant Industry Protection and the Growth of Canada's Cotton Mills: A Test of the Chang Hypothesis - Michael Hinton (The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) Imperialism, Continentalism and Multilateralism: The Making of a Modern Canadian Automotive Industry - Greig Mordue (Toyoto Canada, General Manager Corporate Planning and Communication) The Whisky Kings: The International Expansion of the Seagram Company 1933-1995 - Graham D. Taylor (Trent University, History) Am I Canadian? Globalization and the Canadian Brewing Industry since 1960 - Matthew J. Bellamy (Carleton University, History)