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The present study assesses the state of doctoral research and postgraduate education in agricultural economics in higher education institutions (HEI) in Uzbekistan and outlines initiatives for change. To better understand the content, process, and outcomes of postgraduate education and doctoral...
"Biography of William J. Spillman, scientist and educator for the United States Department of Agriculture. Explores Spillman's role in the development of the agricultural economics, the agricultural New Deal, genetics research, agricultural education and the Cooperative Extension Service, the...
This paper argues that mainstream economics does not follow the positivist research tradition it (often implicitly) claims to follow and expresses some serious doubt that econometrics in particular can make economics a hard science. Mathematical rigour and sophisticated statisti-cal techniques...