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1. Determinants of farmers' participation in off-farm activities and its impact on income equality in Marvdasht County.

In order to investigate the effect of various factors on having an off-farm activity, regression models with a dummy dependent variable are required. Farmers' allocation of time to different activity is a function of some variables, such as individual, regional and family characteristics. The...

Author(s) : Layani, G.; Bakhshoodeh, M.; Kia, Z. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.3 pp.fa259-fa273

2. An empirical analysis of competitiveness of agricultural products in Kurdistan Province.

This paper uses the Normalized Revealed Comparative Advantage (NRCA) and Constant Market Shares (CMS) indices to analyze the competitiveness of agricultural products from Kurdistan province for the years 2010-2016. CMS index is a combination of three indictors: goods effects, market effects and...

Author(s) : Rahiminia, H.; Moghadam, B. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa1-fa13 ref.15

3. Environmental efficiency analysis of rice farms in Guilan province with emphasis on material balance condition.

The main objective of this research is to measure the technical and environmental efficiency of rice farms in Guilan province, Iran. In this study, the nutrient surplus (nitrogen and phosphorus surplus) from rice fields, caused by overuse of chemical fertilizer, was considered as an undesirable...

Author(s) : Ahmadzadeh, S. S.; Amirnejad, H.; Hosseini-Yekani, S. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa15-fa27 ref.32

4. Comparison of applying uncertainty theory and probability theory in calculating uncertainty measures of revenue of major crops in Sari Goharbaran.

In this study, revenue uncertainty measures of major crops in the Goharbaran region of Sari have been calculated and compared. There are different measures for uncertainty; variance and Tail Value at Risk (TVaR) have been used in this study. The first step in the application of the uncertainty...

Author(s) : Kolaei, F. K.; Hosseini-Yekani, S. A.; Mojaverian, S. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa47-fa61 ref.25

5. Assessing the effects of climate change on hydrological and economic conditions of South Karkheh sub-basin.

The study was conducted in Karkheh River Basin (KRB), Iran. The aim of the study is to evaluate the potential effects of climate change on irrigated agriculture and irrigation efficiency improvement strategy for adaptation in South Karkheh sub-basin using a hydro-economic model. This model...

Author(s) : Nikmehr, S.; Zibaei, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa63-fa79 ref.38

6. The effect of exchange rate and stock index fluctuations on the efficiency of agricultural facilities.

In the present study, several econometric models have been used to investigate the effect of exchange rate and stock index fluctuations and business cycles on the efficiency of agricultural banking facilities. Initially, wavelet transform model was used to extract exchange rate and stock index...

Author(s) : Roudari, S.; Homayounifar, M.; Salimifar, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa81-fa96 ref.28

7. Calculating total cost of agriculture water in irrigation networks using ABC method (a case study of irrigation network in Dez in North Khuzestan District).

This paper aimed to calculate the total cost of agriculture water considering funding costs, utilization costs and maintaining the costs of facilities from the perspective of Water Organization of North Khuzestan district and determining the total cost of agriculture water in irrigation network...

Author(s) : Baktash, F.; Azarbayjani, K.; Kiani, G. H.; Karimzade, S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.1 pp.fa97-fa111 ref.16

8. Modelling the effect of exchange rate shocks on investment in agriculture sector (application of NARDL method).

In order to study the nonlinear effect of exchange rate and its shock on investment in the agricultural sector of Iran, a non-linear autoregressive distributed lag (NARDL) has been used. Results have shown that: (1) there is a negative and significant relationship between exchange rate shocks and...

Author(s) : Baghestany, A. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.2 pp.fa113-fa125 ref.26

9. Application of Bayesian network in investigating the impact of agricultural productivity and business environment on food production index in Iran.

Due to the importance of the agricultural sector in food security, the effect of agricultural productivity and business environment on the food production index in Iran was investigated using Bayesian network during 2001-2016. The results showed that the increase in the real exchange rate,...

Author(s) : Naghavi, S.; Mirzaei, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.2 pp.fa163-fa177 ref.37

10. The effect of sensory cuess on customers' willingness to buy with the mediating role of consumer perceived brand ethicality (case study: Nafas customers of organic products).

The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of sensory attributes on customers' willingness to purchase, with the mediating role of perceived brand equity. The study focused on Nafas customers of organic products in Mashhad city. Questionnaire data were collected from a sample of 192...

Author(s) : Arabshahi, M.; Shagerdi, A. G.; Nikouei, R.; Behboodi, O.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.4 pp.fa413-fa426 ref.31

11. Application of multi-market equilibrium model on general advertising significance model in profit of milk industry in Iran.

Although the results of assessments of the effect of advertising on consumption and profits of firms producing basic goods, including milk, have been reported in other studies, the reliability of estimates has not been studied. This is basically due to the unknown type of statistical distribution...

Author(s) : Shahbazi, H.; Samdeliri, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe25-Pe39 ref.25

12. Evaluation of rural poverty indicators and its' affecting factors in Iran.

The aim of this study is to examine the situation of poverty and income inequality in rural areas of Iran. Modern and classical indicators of poverty were used and the impact of some macroeconomic variables on poverty was investigated using data from rural households for the years 1987-2016. The...

Author(s) : Pishbahar, E.; Bagherpour, Sh.; Ghahremanzadeh, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe41-Pe54 ref.26

13. Virtual water transfer through Iranian interprovincial cereals trade.

In order to determine the inter-provincial virtual water trade network of Iran, the water footprint of wheat, barley and maize and the amount of excess supply and excess demand of the selected products were calculated using data over the year 1395 in each province. Then, using the transportation...

Author(s) : Ashktorab, N.; Zibaei, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe55-Pe74 ref.34

14. The impacts of climate change on total agronomical production in tenfold agro-ecological zones of Iran.

Studies were conducted to explore the impact of climate change on total agronomic production in 10 agro-ecological zones of Iran. Panel data econometrics was used to determine the impact of climate change (mean precipitation, temperature, evapotranspiration rate, relative humidity and wind speed)...

Author(s) : Barani, N.; Karami, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe95-Pe107 ref.31

15. Evaluation of financial efficiency of poultry farms in Tabriz County.

The present study tries to review the financial efficiency of poultry farms in Tabriz County, Iran. Financial ratios and data envelopment analysis (DEA) were used to evaluate financial efficiency. By studying the economic characteristics of poultry farms in Tabriz it is revealed that the minimum...

Author(s) : Hosseinzad, J.; Faraji, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe1-Pe13 ref.27

16. Forecasting the adoption of future market by rice farmers: a case study of the Sari city.

Despite the precise design of futures contracts, futures markets may fail after commencing due to lack of access to these tools by farmers. The purpose of this study is to predict futures market acceptance by rice farmers in Sari, Iran. To achieve this goal, the positive mathematical programming...

Author(s) : Daliri, K. S.; Yekani, S. A. H.; Mojaverian, S. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.1 pp.Pe15-Pe24 ref.30

17. Evaluating uncertainty of palm trees efficiency in Ahvaz county: application of robust data envelopment approach and Monte Carlo simulation.

Evaluating the performance of many activities using a traditional data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach requires precise input and output data. However, input and output data in the real world are often imprecise or vague. To deal with imprecise data, this study used a robust optimization...

Author(s) : Najafabadi, M. M.; Abdeshahi, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.2 pp.Pe191-Pe204 ref.25

18. Measuring the effect of heavy spring rainfall on technical efficiency of tomato production in Arsanjan.

This paper presents the results of a study conducted to investigate the effect of heavy spring rainfall on technical efficiency of tomato production in Arsanjan, Iran. Data from the crop year of 1395-96 were used. According to the results of the correlation coefficients estimated between production ...

Author(s) : Hasanshahi, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.2 pp.Pe109-Pe124 ref.44

19. Determination of dominant factors of governance on the economic, political, social and environmental aspects of the agricultural sector in Iran.

In this study, we determine the factors of agricultural governance which can be used to improve Iran's agricultural sector. We first use the meta-synthesis method to find the important factors/variables that have been used in the literature to investigate agricultural governance worldwide. Then we...

Author(s) : Ronaghi, M.; Kohansal, M. R.; Ghorbani, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.2 pp.Pe125-Pe149 ref.74

20. Measuring the efficiency of date crop by DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) window (case study: Khuzestan Province).

The aim of this study is to determine the efficiency of eight date producers in Khuzestan province (Iran) during the agricultural period 2010-2017, using an input-oriented data envelopment analysis (DEA) model. Results showed that two producers were at full technical efficiency level in 2013....

Author(s) : Modhej, D.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.2 pp.Pe177-Pe190 ref.16

21. Analysis of factors affecting consumer payment preferences for organic agricultural products: application of structural equation modeling.

Consumers tend to pay more for better and more organic and safe agricultural products. Several factors influence the consumer payment preferences for organic products. In this study, these factors are classified into four groups and their impacts on consumer preferences are examined. Materials and...

Author(s) : Aghasafari, H.; Karbasi, A.; Mohammadi, H.; Calisti, R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.4 pp.fa339-fa350 ref.51

22. Modeling the effective factors on the risk management of barberry and jujube producers of South Khorasan province using the GFA approach.

This study aims to examine the factors affecting barberry and jujube production in South Khorasan province, Iran. Materials and Methods: Using genetic function approximation (GFA) algorithm and MS modeling software, modeling is used to identify the factors affecting the knowledge of barberry and...

Author(s) : Karim, M. H.; Dadrasmoghadam, A.; Hosseini, S. M.; Seyedan, S. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.4 pp.fa351-fa361 ref.50

23. Identification and prioritization the factors affecting willingness to pay for organic agricultural products from the perspective of consumers.

The purpose of the present study is to identify and prioritize the factors affecting the willingness to pay for organic agricultural products. Materials and Methods: The statistical population of the study included all consumers of organic agricultural products of Bioneshan shops in Tehran who have ...

Author(s) : Nasab, M. Z.; Ghaffari, M.; Taher, F. K. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.4 pp.fa363-fa376 ref.28

24. Structural-interpretative patterns of factors affecting the sustainable development of agricultural production cooperatives (case study: East Azerbaijan province).

Based on findings from the theoretical literature and interviews with cooperative managers and experts, components that affect the sustainable development of agricultural production cooperatives in East Azerbaijan province are identified. Then, by using expert opinion and a...

Author(s) : Nouri, F.; Samadzad, S.; Nahr, J. G.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.3 pp.Pe281-Pe297 ref.42

25. Estimating technical and scale efficiency of broiler chiken units in Khuzestan province.

This study calculated the technical and scale efficiency of broiler chicken production units in Khuzestan province, Iran. The average capacity of the investigated poultry units was 21 600 pieces, the average breeding period was 4 times per year, and the length of the breeding period was about 48...

Author(s) : Abdeshahi, A.; Ghorbani, M. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2019 Vol.33 No.3 pp.Pe299-Pe311 ref.30