John Dowie: Studies in New Zealand investment

Scope and Content

'Studies in New Zealand investment, 1871-1900', a Ph.D. thesis submitted to the Australian National University, 346 pages:

  • Part A. A quantative study of capital formation in New Zealand, 1871-1900.
  • Part B. A study of the relations of the Australian and New Zealand economies, 1871-1900.
  • Part C. An institutional study of railway investment in New Zealand in the late nineteenth century.

At the front of the volume is a covering letter from N.G. Butlin, 21 February 1983, Professor of Economic History, Australian National University.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Alexander Dowie attended the Australian National University, Canberra.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Professor N.G. Butlin, 1983.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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