Environmental policy and management
1. Factors Affecting Energy Consumption in the Agricultural Sector of Iran: The Application of ARDL-FUZZY

Maryam Ziaabadi; Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 293-305

Abstract
  Given the unlimited needs of mankind and the limited resources available, human beings have always been thinking about how to use the available resources and facilities optimally. Energy plays an important role in economic activities and it is of great importance in agriculture. Over the past four decades, ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
2. Investigating Asymmetry of Prices and Productivity of Energy Carriers in Iran’s Agricultural Sector

Mohammadreza Sasouli; Abdul Rashid Jamnia

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 229-236

Abstract
  Energy carriers are one of the most important inputs in the agricultural sector. These inputs have been the foundation of the development and transition of the agricultural sector from the traditional stage to the industrial stage. The energy per capita marginal consumption in Iran’s agricultural ...  Read More

Strategic planning
3. Water Resources Management by Simulation under Virtual Water Scenario in Agricultural Sector, Case Study: Hirmand Catchment, Iran

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Javad Shahraki; Seyed Arman Hashemi Monfared

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 25-35

Abstract
  Due to the frequent drought periods, water consumption increase, and competition of different water-using sectors, the Hirmand catchment is in a critical water status in the Sistan region. This threat has been intensified in recent years. To cope with this problem, we must pay more attention to different ...  Read More

Farming Systems
4. Small and Medium-Sized Business Growth in Agricultural Sector (Case Study: Guilan Province)

Majid Ghanbari Nezhad; Seyed Mojtaba Sajadi; Ali Badizadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 397-407

Abstract
  Agriculture is one of the pillars of economics and its development requires a particular attention to all production factors. This paper aims to provide a systematic and conceptual model that is based on a conceptualization of the field. For this purpose, the theory and methodology based on data derived ...  Read More

Decision-making
5. On the Effect of Rainfall Variations on Economic Variables: The Application of General Equilibrium Model

Zeinab Moinoddini; Hamid Mohammadi; Hosein Mehrabi Boshrabadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 433-439

Abstract
  The economy of Iran is dependent on many variables that play a role in its growth and development. On the other hand, rainfall is one of the important factors of climate change that has affected economic strategic programs including those of the agricultural sector. Rainfall variations ...  Read More

6. Estimating the Cost of Water and the Economic Value of Water in the Farmlands Covered by Man-Made Ponds: A Case Study of the Alborz Project Area in Iran

Mojtaba Nabizadeh Zolpirani; Hamid Amirnejad; Ali Shahnazari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 35-46

Abstract
  Water pricing is considered as one of the most important management tools of water resources, which can result in optimized allocation in the agricultural sector. In this regard, this study estimated the cost of water and the value of water in the farmlands covered by the selected manmade ponds (MMPs) ...  Read More

7. Investigating the Impacts of Credits Granted by Agricultural Bank of Iran on Economic Conditions of Farmers in Hirmand Region

Nader Barani; Mohammad Hossein Menhaj; Esmaeil Ramezanpoor; Mahmud Ahmadpoor Borazjani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 73-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/ijamd.164272

Abstract
  One of the obstacles that has caused agricultural sector not to reach significant and expected growth is shortage of short, medium and long–term funds to finance various activities of this sector. This study aims at investigating the economic impacts of credits granted by Agricultural bank on farmers ...  Read More

8. Sustainability Test of Iran’s Agricultural Balance Trade

Mohsen Salehi Komroudi; Esmaeil Pishbahar; Hossein Raheli

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 219-226

Abstract
  From the perspective of new growth models and new international trade theories, both exports and imports play an important role in a dynamic economy. Economically, we cannot merely emphasize on a positive trade balance and we ignore the benefits of imports, and also we cannot advise negative trade balance. ...  Read More

9. The Theory of Political Tariff Protection for Agricultural Sector in Developing Countries

Yaser Feizabadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 1-5

Abstract
  This paper aims to analyze tariff protection policies in the agricultural sector of developing countries. The agricultural tariff structure in developing countries is characterized by: i) high average tariffs, ii) the existence of tariff escalation, iii) dispersion of nominal tariffs across tariff lines, ...  Read More