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A quarter century of Data Envelopment Analysis applied to the transport sector: A bibliometric analysis

Laurent Cavaignac and Romain Petiot

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 2017, vol. 57, issue C, 84-96

Abstract: This article is the first to present a comprehensive bibliometric analysis of 461 articles dealing with the application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the transport sector (1989–2016). It also provides a descriptive summary of the 35 most cited articles (scope, models and results) and a commented analysis of the most recent articles dealing with ports and airports. A Multiple Correspondence Analysis is used to characterize the main trends of research in this field. Finally, the article depicts directions which should be investigated by future analyses.

Keywords: Productivity; Efficiency; DEA; Transport economics; Literature review (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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