Welcome to the Iranian Agricultural Economics Society (IAES) Website
Iranian Agricultural Economics Society (IAES) is one of the international leading associations of professional and an academic agricultural economist established in 1993 promotes the study of social and economic problems of agriculture and rural areas. It also promotes technical competence for teaching and research in agricultural economics and allied subjects through holding, among other things, periodical conferences and seminars and training courses. The IAES has some 600 members in 5 countries throughout the world. The Society’s main event is its BIENNIAL CONFERENCE held in March/April. This offers an opportunity for students, researchers and established members of the profession to submit papers, debate topical and policy issues and network at a residential, 3-day event. In addition the Secretary office of Society jointly with Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran (Department for the Agricultural Economics and Rural Development), holds a 1-day event in December each year where the topic is one of current relevance and debate.
IAES aims to promote the study and teaching of agricultural economics and relevant disciplines, and their application to issues in the agricultural, food and related industries, rural communities and the environment. The relevant disciplines include agriculture, economics, statistics, marketing, business management, politics, food marketing, environmental studies, geography, history and sociology.
Members receive the Iranian Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, a leading academic journal in the field, and/or the policy-orientated journal of agri-food and rural resource issues Persian and Britain Choices, both of which are available in hard copy. Members also have free access to the online versions.
The annual membership fee is £50.00 with a 50% discount for student or retired members. Members can choose to receive either the Iranian Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics as hard copy or pay a supplement of £12.00 to receive both.
The IAES confers awards for excellence in recognition of outstanding achievement by members and hosts a Prize Essay Competition for younger members of the profession.