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Journal of Productivity Analysis

1989 - 2023

Current editor(s): William Greene, Chris O'Donnell and Victor Podinovski

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Volume 54, issue 2, 2020

Knowledge accumulation in US agriculture: research and learning by doing pp. 87-105 Downloads
Sansi Yang and C. Richard Shumway
A solution to log of dependent variables with negative observations pp. 107-119 Downloads
Mustafa Karakaplan, Levent Kutlu and Mike Tsionas
Immigration and firm productivity: evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database pp. 121-137 Downloads
Wulong Gu, Feng Hou and Garnett Picot
A semiparametric stochastic input distance frontier model with application to the Indonesian banking industry pp. 139-156 Downloads
Kai Sun and Ruhul Salim

Volume 54, issue 1, 2020

Size and productivity: a conditional approach for Italian pharmaceutical sector pp. 1-12 Downloads
Pierluigi Toma
Distance functions, bank output, and productivity pp. 13-26 Downloads
David B. Humphrey
Modeling the effect of competition on US manufacturing sectors’ efficiency: an order-m frontier analysis pp. 27-41 Downloads
Michael Polemis, Thanasis Stengos and Nickolaos G. Tzeremes
Efficiency measurement for general network systems: a slacks-based measure model pp. 43-57 Downloads
Victor John M. Cantor and Kim Leng Poh
A non-parametric investigation of supply side factors and healthcare efficiency in the U.S pp. 59-74 Downloads
Richard Gearhart and Nyakundi Michieka
Unknown latent structure and inefficiency in panel stochastic frontier models pp. 75-86 Downloads
Levent Kutlu, Kien Tran and Mike Tsionas

Volume 53, issue 3, 2020

Hypothesis testing in nonparametric models of production using multiple sample splits pp. 287-303 Downloads
Leopold Simar and Paul Wilson
Performance analysis for three pillars of sustainability pp. 305-320 Downloads
Jean-Philippe Boussemart, Hervé Leleu, Zhiyang Shen and Vivian Valdmanis
Do manufacturing entrepreneurs in Australia have (or develop) a productivity advantage? pp. 321-338 Downloads
Sasan Bakhtiari
Probabilistic frontier regression model for multinomial ordinal type output data pp. 339-354 Downloads
Meena Badade and T. V. Ramanathan
Operational efficiency vs clinical safety, care appropriateness, timeliness, and access to health care pp. 355-375 Downloads
Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Alexandre Morais Nunes and Rc Marques
Evaluating the efficiency of municipalities in the presence of unobserved heterogeneity pp. 377-390 Downloads
Jose M. Cordero, Cristina Polo and Nickolaos G. Tzeremes

Volume 53, issue 2, 2020

Assessing the productivity consequences of agri-environmental practices when adoption is endogenous pp. 141-162 Downloads
A. Bostian Aj, Moriah B. Bostian, Marita Laukkanen and Antti Simola
Estimating efficiency effects in a panel data stochastic frontier model pp. 163-180 Downloads
Satya Paul and Sriram Shankar
Insights from machine learning for evaluating production function estimators on manufacturing survey data pp. 181-225 Downloads
José Luis Preciado Arreola, Daisuke Yagi and Andrew Johnson
Productivity change in the privatized water sector in China (1999–2006) pp. 227-241 Downloads
Jinjin Zhao
Non-structural and structural models in productivity analysis: study of the British Isles during the 2007–2009 financial crisis pp. 243-263 Downloads
Binlei Gong and Robin Sickles
ICT labor, software usage, and productivity: firm-level evidence from Turkey pp. 265-285 Downloads
Huseyin Tastan and Feride Gönel

Volume 53, issue 1, 2020

Introduction to APPC-2018, a Special Issue of the Journal of Productivity Analysis, “Novel Applications of Efficiency and Productivity Analyses in the Asia-Pacific Region” pp. 1-3 Downloads
Jeong-Dong Lee and Almas Heshmati
The importance of research teams with diverse backgrounds: Research collaboration in the Journal of Productivity Analysis pp. 5-19 Downloads
Hyundo Choi and Dong-hyun Oh
Estimation of technical change and TFP growth based on observable technology shifters pp. 21-36 Downloads
Almas Heshmati and Masoomeh Rashidghalam
Measures of industry productivity change: the case of thermal electricity generation in Chinese provinces 2000–2014 pp. 37-52 Downloads
Finn R. Førsund and Ke Wang
Efficiency of New Zealand’s District Health Boards at Providing Hospital Services: A stochastic frontier analysis pp. 53-68 Downloads
Nan Jiang and Antony Andrews
Spatiotemporal analysis of Korean ginseng farm productivity pp. 69-78 Downloads
Heesun Jang, Hyunhee Kim and Hojeong Park
TFP change and its components for Swedish manufacturing firms during the 2008–2009 financial crisis pp. 79-93 Downloads
Pontus Mattsson, Jonas Månsson and William H. Greene
A novel decomposition of aggregate total factor productivity change pp. 95-105 Downloads
Bert Balk
How to survive and compete: the impact of information asymmetry on productivity pp. 107-123 Downloads
Man Jin, Huiting Tian and Subal Kumbhakar
Allocation of resources within subgroups of an industry: a case study in the Chinese industrial sector pp. 125-139 Downloads
Chun-kei Tsang and Sung-ko Li

Volume 52, issue 1, 2019

Government assistance and total factor productivity: firm-level evidence from China pp. 1-27 Downloads
Richard Harris and Shengyu Li
Evaluating the CDF of the distribution of the stochastic frontier composed error pp. 29-35 Downloads
Christine Amsler, Peter Schmidt and Wen-Jen Tsay
The effects of access to credit on productivity: separating technological changes from changes in technical efficiency pp. 37-55 Downloads
Nusrat Jimi, Plamen Nikolov, Mohammad Malek and Subal Kumbhakar
Farm size, inefficiency, and rice production cost in China pp. 57-68 Downloads
Xiaoheng Zhang, Xiaohua Yu, Xu Tian, Xianhui Geng and Yingheng Zhou
A dynamic stochastic frontier model with threshold effects: U.S. bank size and efficiency pp. 69-84 Downloads
Pavlos Almanidis, Mustafa Karakaplan and Levent Kutlu
Technological change, technological catch-up and export orientation: evidence from Latin American Countries pp. 85-100 Downloads
Nickolaos G. Tzeremes

Volume 51, issue 2, 2019

Model averaging estimators for the stochastic frontier model pp. 91-103 Downloads
Christopher Parmeter, Alan T. K. Wan and Xinyu Zhang
Measuring the efficiency of European education systems by combining Data Envelopment Analysis and Multiple-Criteria Evaluation pp. 105-124 Downloads
Tommaso Agasisti, Giuseppe Munda and Ralph Hippe
Examining irrigation productivity in U.S. agriculture using a single-factor approach pp. 125-136 Downloads
Eric Njuki and Boris E. Bravo-Ureta
Disaggregation for efficiency analysis pp. 137-151 Downloads
Barnabé Walheer
Profit efficiency and earnings quality: Evidence from the Spanish banking industry pp. 153-174 Downloads
Diego Prior, Emili Tortosa-Ausina, Maria García-Alcober and Manuel Illueca
Stochastic frontier models with correlated effects pp. 175-187 Downloads
Giannis Karagiannis and Magnus Kellermann

Volume 51, issue 1, 2019

Estimation of inefficiency in stochastic frontier models: a Bayesian kernel approach pp. 1-19 Downloads
Guohua Feng, Chuan Wang and Xibin Zhang
Robust stochastic frontier analysis: a Student’s t-half normal model with application to highway maintenance costs in England pp. 21-38 Downloads
Phill Wheat, Alexander Stead and William Greene
Technology Gap and Managerial Efficiency: A Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Banks in MENA pp. 39-53 Downloads
Mohamed Chaffai and M. Kabir Hassan
Benchmarking service quality in the urban water industry pp. 55-72 Downloads
Jayanath Ananda and Nicholas Pawsey
Efficiency of hospitals in the Czech Republic: Conditional efficiency approach pp. 73-89 Downloads
Camilla Mastromarco, Lenka Stastna and Jana Votapkova

Volume 50, issue 3, 2018

Reconciling the Porter hypothesis with the traditional paradigm about environmental regulation: a nonparametric approach pp. 85-100 Downloads
Jean-Pierre Huiban, Camilla Mastromarco, Antonio Musolesi and Michel Simioni
Stochastic frontier models with network selectivity pp. 101-116 Downloads
William Horrace and Hyunseok Jung
Estimation of technical change and price elasticities: a categorical time–varying coefficient approach pp. 117-138 Downloads
Guohua Feng, Jiti Gao and Xiaohui Zhang
Stochastic non-smooth envelopment of data for multi-dimensional output pp. 139-154 Downloads
Julia Schaefer and Marcel Clermont
Heterogeneous spillovers among Spanish provinces: a generalized spatial stochastic frontier model pp. 155-173 Downloads
Alberto Gude, Inmaculada Álvarez and Luis Orea

Volume 50, issue 1, 2018

Estimation and testing of stochastic frontier models using variational Bayes pp. 1-24 Downloads
Gholamreza Hajargasht and William Griffiths
Lasting lending relationships and technical efficiency. Evidence on European SMEs pp. 25-40 Downloads
Mariarosaria Agostino, Sabrina Ruberto and Francesco Trivieri
Dynamic stochastic analysis of the farm subsidy-efficiency link: evidence from France pp. 41-54 Downloads
Jean Joseph Minviel and Timo Sipiläinen
DEA target setting using lexicographic and endogenous directional distance function approaches pp. 55-70 Downloads
Sebastián Lozano and Narges Soltani
A decomposition of US business sector TFP growth into technical progress and cost efficiency components pp. 71-84 Downloads
Walter Diewert and Kevin Fox
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