Material relating to Henry Wilson Ord
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When the Centre of African Studies was set up at the University in 1962, Ord was appointed as a Lecturer, and in 1971 he was promoted to Senior Lecturer. Earlier, during 1968 and 1969, he was seconded as Economic Adviser to the Government of Malawi.
Ord's publications include: with I. Livingstone, Introduction to West African Economics (1969); as editor, 'A Model of Tax Incidence in Malawi', in Public Sector Economics (1970); as editor, African Public Sector Economics proceedings of a seminar held in the centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, November 27 and 28, 1970 (1971); and, a paper presented to the Cambridge Conference on the Political Economy of Kenya, 1929-1952, The Kenya Economy as a Whole (1975).
Henry Wilson Ord died in Edinburgh on 26 December 1977.
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- Material relating to Henry Wilson Ord (d. 1977) and his interest in the Malawi economy and as economic adviser to Malawi
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