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Measuring technical efficiency

Vittorio Corbo

Measuring technical efficiency

a comparison of alternative methodologies with census data

by Vittorio Corbo

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Published by Development Research Department, World Bank in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

DRD 68.

StatementVittorio Corbo and Jaimede Melo.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Development Research Department -- no.68
ContributionsMelo, Jaime de., World Bank. Development Research Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19655212M

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Measuring the technical efficiency of production Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Theory 19(1) October with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Some of the more recent developments, in particular the formulation of stochastic (or composed error) frontiers, attempt to recognize that the measurement of technical and allocative efficiency is fraught with difficulties: (a) the firm operates in a world where its performance is likely to be affected by events outside its control; (b) the of Cited by: 9.

This measure of technical efficiency is similar in spirit to the definition of cost efficiency that appears in the non-parametric literature. Rather than measuring minimum cost to actual expenditure, this measure focuses on the production side, weighting inputs by the estimated factor weights obtained in Cited by: JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THE () Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Production* ROLF FAREt Department of Economics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois AND C.

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It then discusses ways in which meaningful measures of productivity change can be decomposed into measures of technical progress, environmental change, and different types of efficiency change.

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Standard economic production theory is the basis for measuring technical efficiency in sports. Using programming or regression models, efficiency is defined as the distance of a given team.

This book provides the most comprehensive guide to applied productivity and efficiency analysis and explains how meaningful measures of productivity change can be exhaustively decomposed into measures of technical change, environmental change, and different types of efficiency changeBrand: Springer Singapore.

MEASURING MANAGERIAL EFFICIENCY: A BALANCED APPROACH Anna Svirina, Kazan State Technical University ABSTRACT In the paper abalanced approach to manage efficiency measurement ment is proposedThe concept of.

measuring management function efficiency is presented. Most of the presented measuring instruments areCited by: 4. Measuring technical efficiency: a comparison of alternative methodologies with census data (English) Abstract.

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The measurement of efficiency is based on the estimation of Cited by: 9. Measuring Technical Efficiency and Returns to Scale in Taiwan’s Baking Industry―A Case Study of the 85 °C Company. by Chieh-Wen Chang 1,2, Kun-Shan Wu 3,*, Bao-Guang Chang 4 and Kuo-Ren Lou 5.

Department of Management Sciences, Tamkang University, TaipeiTaiwan. by: 2. "Measuring technical efficiency in schools: a critic revision," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. (2), pagesApril.

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Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office. Sustainable Development Department.] -- This paper studies the technical efficiency of airports in Latin America. The evolution of productive efficiency in the region has seldom been studied, mainly due to.

Get this from a library. Measuring technical input efficiency for similar production units: a survey of the non-parametric approach. [Torben Holvad; Jens Leth Hougaard; European University Institute. Department of Economics.]. Page - Corbo, V., and de Melo, J. () "Measuring Technical Efficiency: A Comparison of Alternative Methodologies with Census Data, ‎ Appears in 6 books from Less.

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EachCited by: 1. Measuring the productivity of product designers is a much more subtle problem. Defining output as simply the number of models or prototypes completed does not begin to capture these workers. The integration of technical efficiency into economics has largely been ad hoc, with little attempt to place the concept within economic theory.

Following the lead of Farrell, Nerlove, Bressler, and Aigner and Chu an attempt is made to construct a measure of technical efficiency which is consistent with the accepted micro-economic theory of the firm and to use the theory in an empirical Cited by: The book examines productivity and efficiency analysis, with world-wide perspectives on challenges that local economies and institutions may face when changes in productivity are observed, It focuses on the theory and application of economics, econometrics, statistics, MS and OR.The higher scale efficiency compared with the pure technical efficiency indicates that low technical efficiency is the main reason for a lower pure technical efficiency.

On the one hand, Figure 1 shows the trends in the mean constant returns to scale, the variable returns to scale, and the scale efficiency score of 85 °C in our sample over the Cited by: 2.