Mohamed Bakhshoodeh - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Mohamed Bakhshoodeh

Policy Affiliates

Professor and Head of Agricultural Economics Department, Shiraz University

Areas of Interest:

  • Food policy
  • Poverty and welfare
  • Rural development


  • Ph.D., Agriculture Economics, University of Aberdeen, 2000
  • MSc., Agriculture Economics, Shiraz University, 1989


  • Professor and Head of Agricultural Economics Department, Agricultural College, Shiraz University, Iran, 2007-Present
  • Member of board directors, Iranian Agricultural Economics Society (IAES),, 2000-02, 2002-04, 2007-Present
  • Member of International Association of Agricultural Economics (IAAE), 2002-Present

Latest Publications:

  • Ghorbanian E and M Bakhshoodeh, 2015.Studying the impacts of price increasing on food security in rural Iran, Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development, (forthcoming).
  • Layany G, E Ghorbanian and M Bakhshoodeh, 2015. Investigating world corn price transmission to domestic markets in Iran: application of Armington and pass through elasticities, Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development, 29 (4): (forthcoming).
  • Bakhshoodeh M, 2010.Impacts of world prices transmission to domestic rice markets in rural Iran, Food Policy, 35:12-19.
  • Soltani G R and M Bakhshoodeh, M. Zibaei, 2009. Optimization of agricultural water use and trade patterns: the case of Iran, ERF, Working Paper 508.
  • Shushtarian A and M Bakhshoodeh, 2009.Regional poverty and its determinants in Iran, Journal of Income Distribution, 18 (3-4): 249-267.
Working Papers

Rice Market Liberalization in Iran: Welfare and Poverty

In an effort to achieve and maintain national self-sufficiency in basic agriculture products a variety ... read more

Working Papers

Optimization of Agricultural Water Use and Trade Patterns: The Case of Iran

Abstract This study addresses the problem of agricultural water use efficiency via optimization of cropping patterns, ... read more

Working Papers

Proxy Means Tests for Targeting Subsidies Scheme in Iran

In this paper, I develop a Proxy Means Tests (PMT) model and examine several targeting ... read more


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