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FEAR: A software package for frontier efficiency analysis with R

Paul Wilson ()

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2008, vol. 42, issue 4, 247-254

Abstract: This paper describes a software package for computing non-parametric efficiency estimates, making inference, and testing hypotheses in frontier models. Commands are provided for bootstrapping as well as computation of some new, robust estimators of efficiency, etc.

Keywords: Non-parametric; DEA; Efficiency; Software; Benchmarking (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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