BA, BCom (Cape Town), BCom(Hons) (Econ) (Witwatersrand), MSc (Econ) (LSE), PhD (Chicago)
Economic history

Dr Ralph Shlomowitz is former Head of the School of Business Economics at Flinders University. Dr Shlomowitz specialises in economic and demographic history. His research has focused on the economics of coercive labour; the link between mortality and migration; and an anthropometric history of India.

Visiting Fellow, Harvard University (2003/04)

  • Robin Haines and Ralph Shlomowitz (2003) Causes of Death of British Emigrants on Voyages to South Australia, 1848-1885, Social History of Medicine.
  • Lance Brennan, John McDonald, and Ralph Shlomowitz (1997) Towards an Anthropometric History of Indians under British Rule, Research in Economic History.
  • Ralph Shlomowitz with Lance Brennan and John McDonald (1996) Mortality and Migration in the Modern World. Aldershot, Hampshire: Variorum.
  • Ralph Shlomowitz and John McDonald (1991) Babies at Risk on Immigrant Voyages to Australia in the Nineteeth Century, Economic History Review.
  • Ralph Shlomowitz (1989) Epidemiology and the Pacific Labor Trade, Journal of Interdisciplinary History.
  • Ralph Shlomowitz (1984) Bound or Free ?: Black Labor in Cotton and Sugarcane Farming, 1865-1870, Journal of Southern History.