Source papers in economic history

Most of these papers (no. 1-20) were produced by the old economic history department up to the 1990s; new additions issued by the Centre for Economic History.

Paper series

No 1: The Distribution of Income and Wealth in Australia 1914-80

By R. Maddock, N. Olekalns, J. Ryan and M. Vickers

Inequality A (PDF, 2.4MB)
Inequality B (PDF, 3.8MB) 

No 2: Australian Gross Domestic Product 1788-1860

By N. G. Butlin and W. A. Sinclair

Australian Gross Domestic Product 1788-1860 (PDF, 3.4MB)

No 3: Australian Workforce Aggregates, 1828-1901

By A. M. Endres

Australian Workforce Aggregates, 1828-1901 (PDF, 2.4MB)

No 4: Comparative Economic Statistics 1900-1940; Australia, Canada, Japan, UK and USA

By N. G. Butlin

Contents (PDF, 1MB)
Australia 1900-40 (PDF, 3.9MB)
Australia 1945-50 – 1882-3 (PDF, 2.3MB)
Canada 1900-40 (PDF, 2.1MB)
Japan 1901-40 (PDF, 2MB)
New Zealand 1900-40 (PDF, 952KB)
UK 1900-40 (PDF, 1.8MB)
USA 1900-40 (PDF, 1.9MB)

No 6: Australian National Accounts 1788-1983

By N. G. Butlin

Contents (PDF, 1.7MB)
Tables A (PDF, 1.7MB)
Tables B (PDF, 1.7MB)
Tables C (PDF, 1.2MB)
Tables D (PDF, 1.6MB)
Tables E (PDF, 2.2MB)
Corrigenda (PDF, 1.3MB)

No 7: Australian Historical Statistics: Labour Statistics

By G. Withers, T. Endres and L. Perry

Contents (PDF, 1MB)
General Notes (PDF, 3.4MB)
Notes on Tables – Lab Force and Unempt (PDF, 2.7MB)
Notes on Tables – Wages (PDF, 2.8MB)
Notes on Tables – Disputes (PDF, 2MB)
Tables – Lab Force (PDF, 1.5MB)
Tables – Unempt (PDF, 2MB)
Tables – Wages (PDF, 1.4MB)
Tables – Disputes (PDF, 1.9MB)

No 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16: Colonial and State Government Finances

By A. Barnard

NSW (PDF, 2.3MB) 
Queensland (PDF, 3.2MB)
South Australia (PDF, 2.8MB)
Tasmania (PDF, 3.1MB)
Victoria (PDF, 2.9MB)
Western Australia (PDF, 2.6MB)

No 11: Australian Money and Banking Statistics

By D. Pope

Money and Banking A: Part 1 (PDF, 2.1MB), Part 2 (PDF, 1.2MB)
Money and Banking B (PDF, 4MB)

No 12: Colonial Statistics before 1850

By N. G. Butlin, J. Ginswick and P. Statham

Colonial Statistics A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.1MB), Part 2 (PDF, 3.4MB)
Colonial Statistics B (PDF, 1.8MB)

No 13: Government Financial Data, 1850 to 1982

By A. Barnard

Government Financial Data: Part 1 (PDF, 1.6MB), Part 2 (PDF, 2.4MB)

No 17: Commonwealth Government Finances, 1901-82

By A. Barnard

Commonwealth Government Finances (PDF, 1.5MB)

No 18: The Flow of New Tertiary Qualified Engineers in Australia, 1866-1980

By M. Edelstein

The Flow of New Tertiary Qualified Engineers in Australia (PDF, 1.5MB)

No 19: The Value of Land in Australia before 1913

By A. M. Taylor

The Value of Land in Australia before 1913 (PDF, 3.3MB)

No 20: Patents, R&D and Invention in Nineteenth Century Australia

By G. B. Magee

Patents, R&D and Invention in Nineteenth Century Australia (PDF, 5.5MB)

No 21: Big Business in Twentieth-Century Australia

By D. Merrett and S. Ville

Big Business in Twentieth-Century Australia (PDF 503KB)

No. 22: A Preliminary Annual Database, 1900/01 to 1973/74

By M. W. Butlin

A Preliminary Annual Database, 1900/01 to 1973/74

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