F. V. WAUGH, economist. Croix de Guerre, France, 1918; Consultant, Food and Agricultural Organisation, United Nations 1965-1972, United States Department Commerce, 1965-1974; Vice President, American Farm Economics Association, 1939,1946; Vice-President, American Statistical Association, 1941; Honorary Fellow, American Farm Economics Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society.
WAUGH, F. V. was born in 1898 in Burlington, Virginia, United States of America.
Bachelor of Arts Massachusetts Agriculture College, 1922. Master of Science (Agriculture Economics) Rutgers University, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy (Agriculture Economics) Columbia University, 1929.
Pioneer in agricultural economics and the practical blending of economic theory, mathematics, statistics and econometrics. Broke new ground on such topics as the opitmal allocation of product sales among separate markets, subsidized food stamps for low-income people, the merits of price stability for agricultural products, the size and composition of grain reserve stocks, linear programming as a tool for agricultural economics and the causes of cyclical behaviour in farm output and prices. Economics, New Jersey Department Agriculture, 1923-1924, Ct.
Agriculture Extension Service, 1925-1926, Massachusetts Division Markets, 1926-1927, New England Research Council, 1928-1932, United States Department Agriculture, 1932-1945. Advisor, United States Office War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945-1946. Senior Staff, United States President's Council Economics Advisors, 1946-1951.
Economics United States Department Agriculture, 1951-1965.