The analysis of Demand Function For Red _ meat in IRAQ, by the application of direct and in direct least square methods

Abstract

In this research, the demand Function For red _ meat in IRAQ was analysed, during the period (1980_2007), it was Found that the price _elasticity mounted to (2.350), indicating that the demand For the commodity was elastic, while the Income elasticity mounted to (1.455) indicating that the consumption of this commodity was under Saturation , it was re commended in this research to Subsidize the price of Forage, and give loans to husbenderen in order to in crease the production of sheeps and cowes in IRAQ.