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A dual measure of economies of scope

Gholamreza Hajargasht (), Timothy Coelli () and D.S. Prasada Rao

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 100, issue 2, 185-188

Abstract: A derivative-based measure of economies of scope is obtained by exploiting the duality between the shadow cost function and the input distance function. This is a useful measure when the econometric estimation of a cost function is not viable.

Date: 2008
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