The Impact of Governmental Price Policy on the Economic Returns of the Barley Crop Farmers in Jordan

Ebraheem S. Al-Tahat


The objective of this study was to analyze the impact of governmental price policy on barley production in Amman governarate, Jordan. Using a quantitative mathematical analysis method; policy analysis matrix (PAM) approach. In this study, primary data were collected by personal interviews to farmers in the target area while secondary data were collected from different resources. According to the Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) approach, results showed that the values of the nominal protection (NPC) and effective protection coefficients (EPC) for barley 1.79 , 3.94 respectively. Thus, a clear government intervention was observed;.there was a subsidy for agricultural producer .

Keywords: Barley, Price Policy, Nominal Protection Coefficient, Effective Protection Coefficient.

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