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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. 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

5. 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

6. Investigating behavioural factors affecting on green brand equity in the food industry.

In this study, the researcher attempts to identify the effect of behavioral factors on green brand equity in the food industry. Accordingly, the research method in this study is descriptive-survey. In addition, necessary information from library and field studies was collected. The subjects of this ...

Author(s) : Taghipourian, M. J.; Hasan Saberi

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.4 pp.fa357-fa374 ref.37

7. Investigating the factors affecting household consumer preferences for the King oyster mushroom.

The study population of this research includes households living in Mashhad. As the edible-medicinal King Oyster mushroom is a special mushroom, this product is distributed only in some specific areas due to its unique features. Therefore, the convenience sampling method was used. Sample size was...

Author(s) : Shadlousofla, E. K.; Janpoor, J.; Kakhki, M. D.; Mohammadi, H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.4 pp.fa375-fa395 ref.69

8. Investigation of adaptation strategies for agricultural water resources management under climate change in Halil-Rud river basin.

This study combines a farm-based economic multi-objective optimization model with the hydrologic model water evaluation and planning (WEAP) which can represent the socioeconomic, agronomic and hydrologic systems in a spatially explicit manner covering all dimensions and scales relevant to climate...

Author(s) : Mirzaei, A.; Zibaei, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.4 pp.fa397-fa419 ref.43

9. Design of a strategic model (TOWS) for development of date complementary and processing industries in Khuzestan province.

This research was conducted to compile a strategic model (TOWS) in developing complementary and processing industries related to the date palm in Khuzestan province. In this research, firstly, by using analytical studies and literature review, the subject of the four SWOT points including: 7...

Author(s) : Savari, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.4 pp.fa463-fa481 ref.68

10. The economic impacts of climate change and water resources management scenarios on agronomy subsector: using risk-based hydro-economic model.

This study used a hydro-economic model to investigate the impact of climate and water management scenarios on water resources, cropping pattern, yield, and profits of farmers in Sarab County. In the economic section, quadratic risk programming model and in the hydrological section, the WEAP-MABIA...

Author(s) : Sani, F.; Dashti, G.; Majnooni, A.; Hosseinzad, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2020 Vol.34 No.4 pp.fa483-fa501 ref.43

11. 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

12. 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

13. Simulating farmers' response to policies based on sustainable agriculture (case study: cropping sub-sector of Tajan basin).

Introduction:Water scarcity, improper management of water resources, excessive application of chemical inputs, and lack of proper cultivation patterns are present in agriculture. Lack of attention to these cases will inflict irreparable damage on the agricultural sector. Accordingly, attention to...

Author(s) : Zahiri, N. H.; Amirnejad, H.; Laskookalayeh, S. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa1-fa13 ref.36

14. Investigation of the impact of location, social capital and human capital theories on the continuity of agribusiness corporations (case study: Khezri Agribusiness Corporation in Qaen Township).

Introduction: Almost all rural communities in Iran are exclusively engaged with agriculture, therefore farming remains the largest source of income for them. Agriculture can be a major driver of growth for the Iranian economy. Therefore, increasing factor productivity in the agricultural sector is...

Author(s) : Torshizi, M. D.; Ghorbani, M.; Kakhki, M. D.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa15-fa30 ref.41

15. An analysis of locating agricultural logistics center in Isfahan province using the logistics network costs minimization approach in GIS environment.

Introduction: Annually, large quantities of agricultural products are wasted and a lot of damage is done to the country's financial and food resources. The most important causes of this waste are related to the various sectors of transportation, packaging, storage, processing and distribution of...

Author(s) : Jalaei, A.; Akbari, N.; Safari, B.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa31-fa45 ref.46

16. Evaluation of profit risk in Iran cattle fattening units: value at risk approach.

Introduction: Agriculture is a risky activity and a wide range of risks are affecting the income earned from agricultural products. Market risk is the main source of revenue fluctuations in agriculture in all over the world. One of the subsectors of agricultural sector is animal farming industry...

Author(s) : Moradi, S.; Javanbakht, O.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa47-fa62 ref.26

17. Evaluation of consequences of climate change and adaptation strategies in Bushkan plain of Bushehr province.

Introduction: Climate change and increasing global warming are intensifying droughts, changes in rainfall distribution and depletion of water resources over time. Persisting hot and dry weather has intensified the phenomenon of climate change and posed serious threats to the country's water...

Author(s) : Danshgar, H.; Bagheri, M.; Najafabadi, M. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa63-fa78 ref.52

18. Application of non-normally distributed stochastic plateau function in determining the optimal economic level of chemical fertilizer inputs usage in irrigated cereals (irrigated wheat and barley crops).

Introduction: Agriculture is one of the basic sectors of any country and is very important in creating employment and production of industrial raw materials. Although the most important role of agriculture in any country is to provide the food security. The world's population is growing, and...

Author(s) : Balali, H.; Gigasari, H. S.; Mohammadi, Z. S.; Asadi, M. B.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa79-fa92 ref.36

19. Impact of monetary policy and exchange rate shocks on price of agricultural products in Iran.

Introduction: One of the most important variables effective on the PPI of agricultural products is the exchange rate. With the change in the exchange rate, the relative prices of exports and imports have changed, and given that the major part of the imports in agricultural sector is the inputs...

Author(s) : Shamsoddini, Sh.; Ghobadi, S.; Karimzadeh, S. D.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Agricultural Economics & Development 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.fa93-fa104 ref.19

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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