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
Mohammadi, H., Abdolhamid Moarefi Mohammadi, & Nojavan, S. (2017). Factors Affecting Farmer’s Chemical Fertilizers Consumption and Water Pollution in Northeastern Iran. Journal of Agricultural Science, 9 (2), 1-8.
Mozhgan, H., Dourandish, A., Ghorbani, M., & Daneshvar Kakhki, M. (2017). Agricultural Insurance and Intensification Investment: Case Study of Khorasan Razavi Province. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 19 (1), 1-10.
Rafiei Darani, H., Kohansal, M., Ghorbani, M., & Sabouhi Sabouni, M. (2017). An integrated hydro-economic modeling to evaluate marketing reform policies of agricultural products. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 23 (2), 189-197.
Mohammad Reza Dahmardeh Ghaleno, Amir Sadoddin, Vahedberdi Sheikh, & Sabouhi Sabouni, M. (2017). Optimal Utilization of the Chahnimeh Water Reservoirs in Sistan Region of Iran using Goal Programming Method. Ecopersia, 5 (1), 1641-1654.
Mohammadi, H., S. Saghaian, & Alizadeh, P. (2017). Prioritization of Expanded Marketing Mix in Different Stages of the Product Life Cycle: The Case of Food Industry. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 19 (5), 993-1003.
Mohammadi, H., Shahnoushi Froshani, N., & Ronaghi, M. (2017). The Effects of Governance Indicators on Per Capita Income, Investment and Employment in Selected Mena Countries. Iranian Economic Review, 21 (2), 211-229.
Sabouhi Sabouni, M., & M. Mardani (2017). Linear robust data envelopment analysis: CCR model with uncertain data. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 22 (2), 262-280.
S. M. J. Esfahani, K. Naderi Mahdei, H. Saadi, & Dourandish, A. (2017). Efficiency and Sustainability of Silage Corn Production by Data Envelopment Analysis and Multi -Functional Ecological Footprint: Evidence from Sarayan County,Iran. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 19 (7), 1453-1468.
Karbasi, A., & Mohammadzadeh, S. (2017). Developing strategies to protect saffron production and market in Iran. Acta Horticulturae, 1 (312), 11-20.
Recent research projects
Mohammadi, Hosein,alizadeh, Parisa (2017). Prioritizing the marketing mix in the food industry
Mohammadi, Hosein,sani Heidary, Alireza (2017). marketing strategies in introduction and growth phases
Kohansal, Mohammad Reza,rafiei Darani, Hadi (2017). Study the factors affecting of marketing margins by using spatial regression: A Case Study Plain Neyshabur
Mohammadi, Hosein (2017). Factors affecting consumption of free antibiotic poultry meat in Mashhad
Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics