عنوان مقاله [English]
The main purpose of this study is to analyze comparative advantage and protection indices of industrial crop productions during 1383. For this purpose Domestic Resource Cost Index and Policy Analysis Matrix have been used.
The results indicated that Iran has had comparative advantage in Irrigated Cotton and Soybean production. On the contrary, Iran showed that it hasn’t had comparative advantage in Sugar beet and Flower seed production.
Results also revealed that the private values of Cotton and Soybean are less than their social values. Respondent told that governmental policies have imposed some taxes on producers. But for all of farming crops in this paper, farmers have been protected in tradable inputs.
At last, the effective protection coefficients generally indicated an affective protection on sugar beet and flower seed.
JEL Classification: Q18, Q28