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Homepage:http://waltoncollege.uark.edu/directory.asp?id=gferrier
Workplace:Department of Economics, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2009

  1. Performance measures for hierarchical organizations: Frontier analysis as a decision support tool
    Working Papers, IESEG School of Management Downloads
  2. The Size and Service Offering Efficiencies of U.S. Hospitals
    Working Papers, IESEG School of Management Downloads

2003

  1. Structure, performance and conduct in the mutual fund industry: some implications for banks
    Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

1999

  1. Mutual Funds and Institutional Investments: What is the Most Efficient Way to Set Up Individual Accounts in a Social Security System?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1999) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Chapter (2000)
  2. The informativeness of stochastic frontier and programming frontier efficiency scores: Cost efficiency and other measures of bank holding company performance
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Downloads View citations (25)

1998

  1. Can We Bootstrap DEA Scores?
    Department of Economics - Working Papers Series, The University of Melbourne View citations (3)

1997

  1. Consistency conditions for regulatory analysis of financial institutions: a comparison of frontier efficiency methods
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in Financial Services working paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (1997) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics and Business (1998)

1996

  1. Scale economies, cost efficiencies, and technological change in Federal Reserve payments
    Financial Services working paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads

1994

  1. Radial and Nonradial Technical Efficiency Measures on DEA Reference Technology: A Comparison Using US Banking Data
    Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in CORE Discussion Papers RP, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
    CORE Discussion Papers, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) (1994) Downloads View citations (16)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Predicting retailer orders with POS and order data: The inventory balance effect
    European Journal of Operational Research, 2014, 232, (3), 593-600 Downloads

2013

  1. Incorporating quality into the measurement of hospital efficiency: a double DEA approach
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2013, 40, (3), 337-355 Downloads
  2. The Focus Efficiency of U.S. Hospitals
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2013, 41, (3), 241-263 Downloads

2011

  1. Response to modeling and notation of DEA with strong and weak disposable outputs
    Health Care Management Science, 2011, 14, (4), 389-390 Downloads

2010

  1. The impact of CON regulation on hospital efficiency
    Health Care Management Science, 2010, 13, (1), 84-100 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Hospital capacity in large urban areas: is there enough in times of need?
    Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2009, 32, (2), 103-117 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Analysis of uncompensated hospital care using a DEA model of output congestion
    Health Care Management Science, 2006, 9, (2), 181-188 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. The economic benefit of goal congruence and implications for management control systems
    Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2006, 25, (3), 265-298 Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Comparing French and US hospital technologies: a directional input distance function approach
    Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (10), 1065-1081 Downloads View citations (8)

1998

  1. Consistency Conditions for Regulatory Analysis of Financial Institutions: A Comparison of Frontier Efficiency Methods
    Journal of Economics and Business, 1998, 50, (2), 85-114 Downloads View citations (150)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Static and Dynamic Productivity among Yugoslav Enterprises: Components and Correlates
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1998, 26, (4), 805-821 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The choice of a technical efficiency measure on the free disposal hull reference technology: A comparison using US banking data
    European Journal of Operational Research, 1998, 105, (3), 427-446 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. The efficiency of TVA power distributors
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 1998, 19, (6), 365-376 View citations (3)

1996

  1. Best-practice technology in an adverse environment: The case of Indian sugar, 1981-1986
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1996, 29, (3), 493-522 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Scale Economies, Cost Efficiencies, and Technological Change in Federal Reserve Payments Processing
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1996, 28, (4), 1004-39 Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Proceedings, 1996, 1004-1044 (1996) View citations (25)

1995

  1. A Switching Frontier Model for Imperfect Sample Separation Information: With an Application to Constrained Labor Supply
    International Economic Review, 1995, 36, (2), 503-29 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Organizational Form and Efficiency: Evidence from Indian Sugar Manufacturing
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1995, 21, (1), 29-53 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The technical efficiency of vacuum-pan sugar industry of India: An application of a stochastic frontier production function using panel data
    European Journal of Operational Research, 1995, 80, (3), 639-653 Downloads View citations (8)

1994

  1. Global optimization of statistical functions with simulated annealing
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 60, (1-2), 65-99 Downloads View citations (193)

1993

  1. Discussants' comments on Pi and Timme, Grabowski et al. and Fare and Primont
    Journal of Banking & Finance, 1993, 17, (2-3), 545-549 Downloads
  2. Economies of diversification in the banking industry: A frontier approach
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1993, 31, (2), 229-249 Downloads View citations (41)

1992

  1. Climate Control Efficiency
    The Energy Journal, 1992, Volume 13, (Number 1), 37-54 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Simulated Annealing: An Initial Application in Econometrics
    Computer Science in Economics & Management, 1992, 5, (2), 133-46 Downloads View citations (10)

1991

  1. THE PRODUCTIVE EFFICIENCY OF US MILK PROCESSING CO-OPERATIVES
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 42, (2), 161-173 Downloads View citations (11)

1990

  1. Measuring cost efficiency in banking: Econometric and linear programming evidence
    Journal of Econometrics, 1990, 46, (1-2), 229-245 Downloads View citations (221)

Chapters

2000

  1. Mutual Funds and Institutional Investments -- What Is the Most Efficient Way to Set Up Individual Accounts in a Social Security System?
    A chapter in Administrative Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, 2000, pp 77-136 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

Software Items

1992

  1. SIMANN: FORTRAN module to perform Global Optimization of Statistical Functions with Simulated Annealing
    Computational Economics Software Archive, Kluwer Academic Publishers Downloads

Undated

  1. Programme to "Global Optimization of Statistical Functions with Simulated Annealing"
    Fortran codes Downloads
 
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