عنوان مقاله [English]
This study with using seventy eight indices of agricultural development and by means of the techniques of “factor analysis” and “numerical taxonomy” have accomplished in two cross sections 1993 and 2003 and looking to determine whether the agricultural duality among provinces has decreased or increased. In the same time, we have searched if the level of agricultural development of Iranian provinces has increased during these years. The results show that the level of agricultural development of Iranian provinces in average has increased in average and the degree of agricultural duality has decreased somehow in this period.
JEL Classification: Q18, Q23,R11, R58