Department of Agricultural Economics
As an outstanding academic department and as an important part of the School of Agriculture at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, the Department of Agricultural Economics intends to
- Hold on-the-job training courses in various fields of Agricultural Economics, aimed at improving the knowledge and skills of those employed in the agricultural sector.
- Conduct and supervise research projects in various fields of Agricultural Economics
- Offer consultation with regard to policy making and the planning of Agricultural Development projects
- Help graduate students become outstanding researchers
Our Master’s program which started its activities in 2005 trains students to become experts in the Agricultural Economics profession and to conduct innovative research in Agricultural and Environmental Economics. Students in this program can study in the different areas of Agricultural Marketing, Production Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Development and Policy, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics.
Several Ph.D. candidates have been accepted in the Department of Agricultural Economic since 2012. Our academic members work closely with PhD students to produce outstanding research studies in the following areas:
- Development economics
- Climate change
- Economics of international trade
- Natural resource economics
- Environmental economics
- Farm management and economics
- Applied economics
|Department of Agricultural Economics
|Production Economics and farm Management
|Agricultural Development and Policy
|Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Recent journal articles
Morteza Yaqubi, Javad Shahraki, & Sabouhi Sabouni, M. (2016). On dealing with the pollution costs in agriculture: A case study of paddy fields. Science of The Total Environment, 2016 (556), 310-318.
Mahmoud Mohammadghasemi, Javad Shahraki, & Sabouhi Sabouni, M. (2016). Optimization Model of Hirmand River Basin Water Resources in the Agricultural Sector Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming under Uncertainty Conditions. International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development, 6 (2), 163-171.
Dadrasmoghadam, A., Ghorbani, M., Karbasi, A., & Kohansal, M. (2016). Determining the Optimum Brands Diversity of Cheese Using PSO (Case Study: Mashhad). Industerial Engineering and Mangement Systems, 15 (4), 318-323.
Mohammad Reza Dahmardeh Ghaleno, Vahedberdi Sheikh, Amir Sadoddin, & Sabouhi Sabouni, M. (2016). Optimal Cropping Pattern for Water Resources Management in Sistan Regi on of Iran using Goal Programming Method. Ecopersia, 4 (4), 1555-1567.
Recent research projects
Mohammadi, Hosein,mahmoudi, Mahdi (2016). The effect of financial development on growth of agricultural sector
Ghorbani, Mohammad,habibi Nodeh, Fatemeh,radmehr, Riza (2016). Meta- analysis of technical efficiency in Iran's agricultural sector
Ghorbani, Mohammad,rezazadeh, Nazanin (2016). Willingness to pay of households to environment-oriented energy in spatial tobit framework
Ghorbani, Mohammad,torabi, Sasan (2016). Investigating the factors of influencing on price of edible fungi (case study)
Ghorbani, Mohammad,aminizadeh, Milad (2016). Assessing Effective Factors on Export of Irans Date to European Union Using Gravity Model
Dourandish, Arash,alizadeh, Parisa,tohidi, Amirhossein (2016). The factors affecting the packaging of saffron
Ghorbani, Mohammad,shayanmehr, Samira (2016). Identifying the factors influencing on economic growth of developed countries
Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics