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Efficiency and pricing of water supply and sewerage services in Japan

Junqing Liu and Mototsugu Fukushige ()

Utilities Policy, 2020, vol. 62, issue C

Abstract: This paper investigates the technical efficiency of Japanese water supply and sewerage services using data envelopment analysis (DEA). We then apply regression analysis to explore the interactions between the efficiencies of water supply and sewerage services on both their own prices and those of the other service. All other things being equal, the results indicate a positive relationship between the efficiency of water supply services and the prices for sewerage services, but no relationship between the efficiencies of sewerage services and the prices of water supply services.

Keywords: Efficiency; Pricing; Water supply; Sewerage; Data envelopment analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L95 Q25 D24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jup.2019.100984

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