File: Department of Agricultural Economics

Scope and Content

The Department of Agricultural Economics was part of the Faculty of Economic and Social Studies. It was a small department, whose research was originally linked to Ministry of Agriculture contracts.

Subjects include: a 1970 UGC report which proposed downgrading the Manchester department; Ministry of Agriculture support for the department; arrangement in the department following the retirement of Professor Watkin Thomas in 1980; and a planned Centre for Development Studies (1982).

Former reference: 1111

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Access restrictions apply to some documents in this file. The documents have been removed form the main file and are closed to public inspection.

Related Material

See VCA/7/377 for earlier file on the Department.