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Perspectives on Development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

The Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Case of Iran

Editors: Rashidghalam, Masoomeh (Ed.)

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  • Comprises empirical studies on the economics of agriculture and natural resources in Iran
  • Analyses the challenges faced by the agriculture field in the Central Asia and MENA region and potential solutions
  • Addresses the agricultural sector's growth, which is essential for the alleviation of poverty and improvement of food security
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This volume is a collection of twelve selected empirical studies on the economics of agriculture and natural resources. Twenty-two authors have contributed their research to this volume. Papers of this volume are grouped into three main domains covering: Agricultural Resilience and Sustainability; Agricultural Producers and Consumers; and Energy Use in Agriculture. Organized in an analytical framework and offering comprehensive empirical data, this book focuses on agricultural sustainability and resilience, environmental efficiency, agricultural extension, foreign trade, energy use, and agricultural growth aspects of the Iranian agriculture sector. They demonstrate technical and methodological tools used for the analysis and explain their application in the agricultural sector of Iran. This book will be a valuable read for those managing agricultural enterprises, policy makers, and researchers of agricultural producers and consumers. 

About the authors

Masoomeh Rashidghalam is a researcher at Centre for Entrepreneurship and Spatial Economics (CEnSE), Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping, Sweden. She did her BSc and PhD in Department of Agricultural Economics at University of Tabriz and holds a MSc from Tarbiat Modares University. Dr. Rashidghalam’s areas of expertise are: Agricultural Production Economics, Productivity and efficiency, Well-Being, and Urbanization. She has a wide range of teaching experience in Econometrics, Agricultural Production Economics and Microeconomics. She has written two books: Measurement and Analysis of Performance of Industrial Crop Production: The Case of Iran’s Cotton and Sugar Beet Production, 2018, published by Springer. Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness in Iran, 2019, published by Springer. She has publications in Journal of Productivity Analysis.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources

    Pages 1-7

    Rashidghalam, Masoomeh

  • Quantitative Sustainability Assessment Applied to Dairy Farms

    Pages 11-20

    Hassani, Leila (et al.)

  • A Framework for Economic Resilience Assessment of Agricultural Production Systems

    Pages 21-30

    Hassani, Leila (et al.)

  • Empirical Evaluation of Agricultural Sustainability Using Entropy and FAHP Methods

    Pages 31-46

    Manafi Mollayosefi, Marziyeh (et al.)

  • Weather Risk Management: The Application of Vine Copula Approach

    Pages 49-71

    Torabi, Sasan (et al.)

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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Book Subtitle
The Case of Iran
Editors
  • Masoomeh Rashidghalam
Series Title
Perspectives on Development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-5250-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-5250-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-5249-6
Series ISSN
2520-1239
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 206
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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