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Biography:Agricultural Finance Review


  • Calum G. Turvey


Purpose - This paper aims to provide a “biography” of sorts on Design/methodology/approach - The paper is based on a complete review of every paper and every issue. Not all papers were read by the author, but key papers of interest that in one way or another made significant contributions to the study of agricultural finance were reviewed. Findings - The paper shows the evolution of agricultural finance from the early days of reporting financial data in the 1930s and 1940s, to its emergence as a major and significant sub discipline of the general field of agricultural economics. Research limitations/implications - As indicated, not all papers were fully reviewed or read. It is possible that papers identified as “firsts” may have been preceded by other papers. Nonetheless the paper identifies the basic evolutionary path of the journal and defines key points in time when a paradigm shift emerged to change the direction of this discipline. Practical implications - As Originality/value - This paper is simply a review of the existing literature found in

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  • Calum G. Turvey, 2009. "Biography:Agricultural Finance Review," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 69(1), pages 5-14, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eme:afrpps:v:69:y:2009:i:1:p:5-14

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