Tom Velk

 

Journal articles

A. R. Riggs, Tom Velk and Harold M. Waller, "Table for Three: How US Negotiators Would Play Quebec Separation," IRPP, Policy Options, (March, 2000). Pp. 53-56.
 
A. R. Riggs and Tom Velk, "The Tobin Tax: A Bad Idea Whose Time has Passed," IRPP, Policy Options, (July-August, 1999). Pp. 54-57.
 
A. R. Riggs and Tom Velk, "Reply: Angels in The Shape of Men?," IRPP, Policy Options, (October, 1999). Pp. 68-69.
 
"Getting Down to Business," Tactics and Ethics of the National Grange, 1905-1911," in The American Economist (October, 1989), pp. 1-8.
 
"David Hume's Practical Economics," in Hume Studies (November 1985), pp.
 
"Fifteen Years of North American Studies at McGill," in American Studies International (October 1985), p. 72-79.
 
"The Burden of the Canadian Tariff: A Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rate by Income Class" (With Joe LePore, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario) published in French as "la perte de consommation canadienne attribuable à l'absence d'union douanière avec les Etats-Unis", L'Actualité Économique, No. 1, Janvier-Mars, 1979.
 
"On the Microeconomics of the Supply of Money" (with George Grantham and Arthur Frass) Oxford Economic Papers, (new series), Vol. 29, No. 3, November 1977.
 
"An Estimate of the Federal Reserve Board of Governor's Policy Rule in Merger and Holding Company Cases, 1966-70", Vol XXI, No. 3, Fall, 1976, Anti-Trust Bulletin.
 
"The Petro-Dollar Market: How Does it Work? Can It Be Controlled?" Social Praxis, Vol. 4: 3-4, 1976-77.
 
"The Central Characteristics of Professor Friedman's Analysis and the issue of Normativism", Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. II, No. 1, January 1975.
 
"A Comparative Simulation of Bank Regulation by Agencies Operating Under the Merger Act of 1960", Winter 1972-3, Anti-Trust Bulletin.
 
"The Modigliani Cost of Capital Thesis: A Further Comment" (a reply to Modigliani-Miller and to Heins and Sprenkle, who replied to the article above in the september 1969 American Economic Review.) My reply appeared in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Spring 1970.
 
"Chicago Campfires", the Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, University of Illinois, Winter 1969.
 
"Positive Policy Design and the Chicago Monetary Reforms" (a precis of my Thesis) June 1969, Journal of Finance.
 
"Uncertainty in the Income Stream in the Modigliani Miller Model" (with W.L. Baldwin, Dartmouth College) The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, University of Illinois, Winter 1968.
 

Books and monographs

Beyond NAFTA, Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, 1993, Eds. A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk.
 
Federalism in Peril, Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, 1992, Eds. A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk.
 
Canadian-American Free Trade, the Sequel,. Halifax: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1988, Eds. A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk.
 
Canadian-American Free Trade, Halifax: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1987, Editors, A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk.
 
"Quebec: A Closed Society" (co-authored with A.R. Riggs) (A monograph in the McGill workshop series, 1983, Montreal.
 
The Supply of U.S. Savings, a monograph for staff circulation at the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, Winter 1974-5.
 
A Simulation of Federal Reserve Action Under the Bank Merger and Holding Company Laws (Monograph for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Circulated at the Board, 1971)
 

Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Clinton Comparado con Mulroney y Reagan: la suya es una marca difficil de romper" pp. 303 - 312; in La Administracion Clinton; Driscoll, Barbara A.. and Verea, Monica (eds); UNAM/CISAN (Universidao Nacional de Mexico); 1995.
 
"David Hume on Money, Inflation and the State," in Stanley Tweyman, ed., David Hume, Critical Assessments (London: Routledge, 1995) pp. 199-208.
 
"David Hume's Practical Economics," in Stanley Tweyman, ed., David Hume, Critical Assessments (London: Routledge, 1995) pp. 193-198.
 
"Free Trade Patriarch: Cordell Hull and Inter-American Trade Barriers," in A.R. Riggs and tom Velk, eds., Beyond NAFTA (Vancouver, 1993), pp. 3-12.
 
"Canadian-American Free Trade; Postpartum Postmortem," in Fakhari Siddiqui, ed., The Economic Impact and Implications of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (Lewiston, Queenston, N.Y., 1991), pp. 13-23. 8) "American Federalism: Keeping Government Safe," in A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk, eds., Federalism in Peril (Vancouver, 1992), pp. 199-204.
 
"The Dreamer and the Realist: A Fresh Look at the Hamilton-Jefferson legacy," in J. Barton Starr, ed., The United States Constitution: Its Birth, Growth, and Influence in Asia (Hong Kong University Press, 1988), pp. 101-113.
 
"The Men that Corrupted Everyburg: American Farmers and the Free Trade Initiative, 1911," in A.R. Rigs and Tom Velk, eds., Canadian-American Free Trade (The Sequel), (Halifax 1988), pp. 91-102.
 
"Reciprocity, 1911, Through American Eyes," in A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk, eds. Canadian-American Free Trade (Halifax, 1987), pp. 23-32.
 
"President Nixon's recent proposal to accelerate the scheduled increase in the personal exemption for individuals", (with Richard Barth, International Monetary Fund) in The President's Tax Proposals September 1971, Washington D.C. published by Taxation with Representation.
 

Reviews

A number of entries (reviews) in Lewis Hanke, Gen. Ed., Guide to the Study of United States History Outside the U.S., 1945 -1980 (White Plains, N.Y., 1985), 5 vols.
 

Other papers and publications

Velk, T. and Riggs, A. (2000) "Brian Mulroney and the Economy: Still the Man to Beat".
Related Links
Biography of the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney
Related Documents
Foreward to The Man to Beat [PDF - 18.27 KB]
Press release [PDF - 21.84 KB]
Still the Man to Beat [PDF - 102.38 KB]
 
Tom Velk, A. R. Riggs and Harold M. Waller (2000) "U.S. Foreign Policy During a Canadian Sovereignty Crisis: Groping in the Fog of (Diplomatic) War".
Related Documents
U.S. Foreign Policy During a Canadian Sovereignty Crisis [PDF - 41.35 KB]
 

Conference presentations/papers

SAIS Center for Canadian Studies, the Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, November 6, 1999, A.R. Riggs and Tom Velk, "Examining Quebec Separation".
 
University of Messina, Messina Italy, Oct. 1, 1999, A. R. Riggs and Tom Velk, Global Money, From Statism to the Market.
 
"United States Foreign Policy Regarding an Independent Quebec and a Fragmented Canada," Canadian Economics Association, Toronto, May 1999 (co-author Harold M. Waller).
 
Canadian Economics Association, Toronto, Ontario, May 30, 1999, A. R. Riggs, Tom Velk and Harold Waller, United States Foreign Policy Toward an Independent Quebec and a Fragmented Canada.
 
University of Messina, Messina Italy, Oct. 2, 1999, A. R. Riggs and Tom Velk, United States Foreign Policy Towards Canada: A Global Power reacts to Border State Fragmentation.
 
International Atlantic Economic Society, Montreal, October 10, 1999, A. R. Riggs, Tom Velk and Harold Waller, US Foreign Policy Regarding an Independent Quebec.
 
"Canadian Unity and the United States," Program of the Center for the Study of the Presidency, Ottawa, October 1997. (Tom Velk)
 
VELK, T. "Canada and Quebec: The economic consequences of their disintegration", The Canadian Vision 3, 1996, Univ. of Messina, Italy: Canadian Studies Center, pp. 61-74.
 
Ending Government subsidies to the Arts: Presented to the Saskatchewan Arts Board , Spring 1996, Saskatoon.
 
VELK, T. "Clinton Comparado con Mulroney y Reagan: la suya es una marca difficil de romper", La Administracion Clinton, Barbara A. Driscoll and Monica Vera, eds. (1995), UNAM/CISAN (Universidao Nacional de Mexico), pp. 303-312.
 
VELK, T. (A.R. Riggs) "David Hume on Money, Inflation and the State", David Hume, Critical Assessments, vol. VI, Stanley Tweyman, ed. (1995), Routledge; London, pp. 193-208.
 
VELK, T. (A.R. Riggs) "David Hume's Practical Economics", David Hume, Critical Assessments, Stanley Tweyman, ed., vol. VI (1995), Routledge; London, pp. 193-208.
 
"Shutting Down the Bank of Canada: A Canada/Quebec Hard Currency Board?," Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Seattle, Washington, Summer 1995.
 
VELK, T. (A.R. Riggs) "Social Programs: Where They Come From; Where They are Going", Fraser Forum (June 1995), Vancouver.
 
Messina Italy: 27 November 94; Center for the Study of Canada, University of Messina; at a seminar entitled The Multicultural Nature of Canadian Society "Financial Innovation and the Quantity theory in Canada."
 
"Hume and Hamilton on Economic Policy and Civic Good," Western Economics Association, Vancouver, B.C., July 1994.
 
"Money Matters, But Do Banks?" Allied Social Science Associations, Boston, January 1994.
 
"Mulroney: Despite the Polls, the Best Prime Minister in 35 years". January 94; at the annual meetings of the Allied Social Sciences Convention, Boston, (with Riggs).
 
"Social Programs: Where They Come From; Where They are Going". February 94; at a Fraser Institute Conference, Montreal: (Later published by them).
 
Messina Italy: 26 November 94; Center for the Study of Canada, University of Messina; at a seminar entitled The Multicultural Nature of Canadian Society "The Economic Consequences of Disintegration for Canada and Quebec".
 
"Cordell Hull, The New Deal and Inter-American Trade Barriers", North American Studies Conference, McGill University, March 1993.
 
"Get Government Out of Science". 19 August 93, at Dalhousie University, Halifax; U. S. Policy Studies Conference, organizer Brian Russell
 
"Mulroney by the Numbers," Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, New Orleans, November 1993.
 
"Nafta Between Elections," Bishop's University Conference, Economics Dept., Lennoxville, Quebec, April 1993.
 
Clinton's Lessons from Mulroney and Reagan: "Translating Technical success into Political Coin". June 93, at the National University of Mexico, (UNAM), North American Studies Program, organizer Monica Verrea.
 
"American Federalism: Keeping Government Safe," North American Studies Conference, McGill University, Montreal, May 1991.
 
"A Shocking Proposal: Native People of North American and the Dependency Issue," Western Economics Association, Seattle, Washington, July 1991.
 
"Canadian Government Policy Towards Native Groups: Lessons From Oka," Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Boston, November 1991.
 
"Canadian-American Free Trade; Postpartum Postmortem," Bishop's University Cormier Center Symposium, March 1990.
 
"Getting Down to Business; Tactics and Ethics of the National Grange, 1905-1911", American Economics Association, New York, N.Y., December 1988.
 
David Hume on Money, "Inflation and the State," Hume Society Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 1987.
 
"Reciprocity 1911, Through American Eyes," North American Studies Conference, McGill University, Montreal, May 1987.
 
"The Men that corrupted Everyburg: American Farmers and the Free Trade Initiative, 1911," North American Studies Conference, McGill University, Montreal, November 1987.
 
"David Hume and the Origins of Hamilton's Fiscal System," Canadian Association for American Studies, Montreal, October 1986.
 
"The Dreamer and the Realist: A Fresh Look at the Hamilton-Jefferson Legacy," Conference on the U.S. Constitution - Its Influence on Asia, Hong Kong, June 1986.
 
"The Connecticut Yankee and the Utopian Tradition," Siena College, Mark Twain Conference, Loudenville, N.Y., December 1985.
 
"David Hume's Practical Economics," The Hume Society, Reykjavik, Iceland, August 1984.
 
"Failed Utopias and the American Reform Tradition," Canadian Association for American Studies, Banff, Alberta, October 1983.
 
"The Jefferson-Hamilton Trade-Off: Social Equality Versus Liberty in American Thought, 1830-1912," North American Studies Conference, McGill University, March 1983.
 
"Francis Parkman: Liberty and Authority in the New World". Canadian Association for American Studies, October 1981.
 
"Utopianism and the American Mind" Canadian Association for American Studies, October 1978.
 
"Hume's Economics" (discussant) Hume Society Conference, the Hume Bi-Centennial, October 3, 1976.
 
"The Petro Dollar Market: Where is the Oil Money? What is it Doing? How Can We Control It?". Canadian Economics Association, University of Alberta, June 4-6, 1975.
 
"Friedman's Positivism". The Eastern Economics Association, Inaugural Convention, October 25-27, 1974.
 
"Some Economic Implications of Unproductive Government Spending". (with C. Green) Canadian Economics Association, Queen's University, June 4-6 1973.
 
"A Pattern Recognition Simulation of U.S. Bank Merger Policy", Canadian Economics Association, York University, June 4-6 1969.
 
"Corporate Policy Under Imperfect Stock Market Information" (discussant of the paper, written by Ayraham Beja) University of Toronto, August 28-30, 1967.