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Journal of Productivity Analysis

1989 - 2024

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

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Volume 29, issue 3, 2008

Farrell efficiency under value and quantity data pp. 193-199 Downloads
Robin Cross and Rolf Färe
Far out or alone in the crowd: a taxonomy of peers in DEA pp. 201-210 Downloads
Dag Edvardsen, Finn Førsund and Sverre Kittelsen
Internal and external restructuring over the cycle: a firm-based analysis of gross flows and productivity growth in Portugal pp. 211-220 Downloads
Carlos Carreira and Paulino Teixeira
Is competition really bad news for cooperatives? Some empirical evidence for Italian producers’ cooperatives pp. 221-233 Downloads
Ornella Maietta and Vania Sena
Investment and dynamic DEA pp. 235-247 Downloads
Pierre Ouellette and Li Yan
Productivity and efficiency of state-owned enterprises in China pp. 249-259 Downloads
Feng-Cheng Fu, Chu-Ping Vijverberg and Yong-Sheng Chen

Volume 29, issue 2, 2008

Introduction for Journal of Productivity Analysis special issue on transitioning economics pp. 77-77 Downloads
Sung-ko Li, Leopold Simar, Paul Wilson and Valentin Zelenyuk
On the inefficiency of European socialist economies pp. 79-89 Downloads
Laurent Weill
Foreign presence and efficiency in transition economies pp. 91-102 Downloads
Victoria Kravtsova
Productivity efficiencies in Ukrainian polyclinics: lessons for health system transitions from differential responses to market changes pp. 103-111 Downloads
Patrick Bernet, Michael Rosko, Vivian Valdmanis, Anatoly Pilyavsky and William Aaronson
Firm turnover and productivity differentials in Ethiopian manufacturing pp. 113-129 Downloads
Mulu Gebreeyesus
Distorted prices and producer efficiency: the case of Romania pp. 131-142 Downloads
Johannes Sauer and B. Balint
Efficiency and productivity change in Ukrainian health care pp. 143-154 Downloads
Anatoly Pilyavsky and Matthias Staat
Efficiency analysis of East European electricity distribution in transition: legacy of the past? pp. 155-167 Downloads
Astrid Cullmann and Christian Hirschhausen
Cost efficiency of Slovenian water distribution utilities: an application of stochastic frontier methods pp. 169-182 Downloads
Massimo Filippini, Nevenka Hrovatin and Jelena Zorić
Application of a double bootstrap to investigation of determinants of technical efficiency of farms in Central Europe pp. 183-191 Downloads
Laure Latruffe, Sophia Davidova and Kelvin Balcombe

Volume 29, issue 1, 2008

Public infrastructure, input efficiency and productivity growth in the Canadian food processing industry pp. 1-13 Downloads
Jeffrey Bernstein and Theofanis Mamuneas
A response to the critiques of DEA by Dmitruk and Koshevoy, and Bol pp. 15-21 Downloads
W. Cooper, Z. Huang, S. Li and J. Zhu
Accounting for growth in retail trade: an international productivity comparison pp. 23-31 Downloads
Robert Inklaar and Marcel Timmer
Flexible mixture modelling of stochastic frontiers pp. 33-50 Downloads
Jim Griffin and Mark Steel
The impact of patents and standards on macroeconomic growth: a panel approach covering four countries and 12 sectors pp. 51-60 Downloads
Knut Blind and Andre Jungmittag
Expense preference behavior and management “outsourcing”: a comparison of adopters and non-adopters of contract management in U.S. hospitals pp. 61-75 Downloads
Kathleen Carey and Avi Dor

Volume 28, issue 3, 2007

Some models and measures for evaluating performances with DEA: past accomplishments and future prospects pp. 151-163 Downloads
W. Cooper, Lawrence Seiford, K. Tone and J. Zhu
On the accuracy of bootstrap confidence intervals for efficiency levels in stochastic frontier models with panel data pp. 165-181 Downloads
Myungsup Kim, Yangseon Kim and Peter Schmidt
How to improve the performances of DEA/FDH estimators in the presence of noise? pp. 183-201 Downloads
Leopold Simar
The Morishima gross elasticity of substitution pp. 203-208 Downloads
Charles Blackorby, Daniel Primont and R. Russell
Closest targets and minimum distance to the Pareto-efficient frontier in DEA pp. 209-218 Downloads
Juan Aparicio, José Ruiz and Inmaculada Sirvent
Bridging the barriers: knowledge connections, productivity and capital accumulation pp. 219-231 Downloads
R. Quentin Grafton, Tom Kompas and Dorian Owen

Volume 28, issue 1, 2007

Special issue on: applications and application-motivated developments in productivity analysis pp. 1-2 Downloads
Emmanuel Thanassoulis and Victor Podinovski
Environmental efficiency measurement and the materials balance condition pp. 3-12 Downloads
Timothy Coelli, Ludwig Lauwers and Guido Huylenbroeck
Conditional nonparametric frontier models for convex and nonconvex technologies: a unifying approach pp. 13-32 Downloads
Cinzia Daraio and Leopold Simar
DEA-R: ratio-based comparative efficiency model, its mathematical relation to DEA and its use in applications pp. 33-44 Downloads
Ozren Despic, Mladen Despić and Joseph Paradi
Calculation of scale elasticities in DEA models: direct and indirect approaches pp. 45-56 Downloads
Finn Førsund, Lennart Hjalmarsson, Vladimir Krivonozhko and Oleg Utkin
Eco-efficiency analysis of consumer durables using absolute shadow prices pp. 57-69 Downloads
Mika Kortelainen and Timo Kuosmanen
Performance measurement and best-practice benchmarking of mutual funds: combining stochastic dominance criteria with data envelopment analysis pp. 71-86 Downloads
Timo Kuosmanen
Productivity, convergence and policy: a study of OECD countries and industries pp. 87-105 Downloads
Dimitris Margaritis, Rolf Färe and Shawna Grosskopf
Measuring potential gains from reallocation of resources pp. 107-116 Downloads
Vladimir Nesterenko and Valentin Zelenyuk
Improving discrimination in data envelopment analysis: some practical suggestions pp. 117-126 Downloads
Victor Podinovski and Emmanuel Thanassoulis
Determining the contribution of technical change, efficiency change and scale change to productivity growth in the privatized English and Welsh water and sewerage industry: 1985–2000 pp. 127-139 Downloads
David Saal, David Parker and Tom Weyman-Jones
A cautionary note on methods of comparing programmatic efficiency between two or more groups of DMUs in data envelopment analysis pp. 141-147 Downloads
Gary Simpson

Volume 27, issue 3, 2007

Efficiency evaluation in municipal services: an application to the street lighting service in Spain pp. 149-162 Downloads
José Lorenzo and Isabel Sánchez
Bayesian stochastic frontier analysis using WinBUGS pp. 163-176 Downloads
Jim Griffin and Mark Steel
Financial liberalization and banking efficiency: evidence from Turkey pp. 177-195 Downloads
Cevdet Denizer, Mustafa Dinc and Murat Tarimcilar
Information value and efficiency measurement for risk-averse firms pp. 197-208 Downloads
Robert Chambers and John Quiggin
Opening the black box: Finding the source of cost inefficiency pp. 209-220 Downloads
Santiago Carbo Valverde, David Humphrey and Rafael López del Paso
Performance evaluation using data envelopment analysis in the presence of time lags pp. 221-229 Downloads
Ozgur Ozpeynirci and Murat Köksalan
Shadow profit maximization and a measure of overall inefficiency pp. 231-236 Downloads
Subhash Ray

Volume 27, issue 2, 2007

Introduction to a Special Issue on Productivity Measurement if Complex Services Industries pp. 85-86 Downloads
Mette Asmild and Joseph Paradi
Do we estimate an input or an output distance function? An application of the mixture approach to European railways pp. 87-100 Downloads
Subal Kumbhakar, Luis Orea, Ana Rodriguez-Alvarez and Mike Tsionas
Evaluating food retailing efficiency: the role of information technology pp. 101-113 Downloads
Timothy Park and Robert King
Estimating DEA technical and allocative inefficiency using aggregate cost or revenue data pp. 115-121 Downloads
Rajiv Banker, Hsihui Chang and Ram Natarajan
Intra- and inter-country bank branch assessment using DEA pp. 123-136 Downloads
Denise McEachern and Joseph Paradi
Estimating global frontier shifts and global Malmquist indices pp. 137-148 Downloads
Mette Asmild and Fai Tam

Volume 27, issue 1, 2007

Stochastic frontier models with multiple time-varying individual effects pp. 1-12 Downloads
Seung Ahn, Young Hoon Lee and Peter Schmidt
Measuring performance in the presence of stochastic demand for hospital services: an analysis of Belgian general care hospitals pp. 13-29 Downloads
Mike Smet
Allocative efficiency of rural water supply – a globally flexible SGM cost frontier pp. 31-40 Downloads
Johannes Sauer and Klaus Frohberg
Are some Indian banks too large? An examination of size efficiency in Indian banking pp. 41-56 Downloads
Subhash Ray
Technical efficiency in farming: a meta-regression analysis pp. 57-72 Downloads
Boris Bravo-Ureta, Daniel Solis, Víctor Moreira López, José Maripani, Abdourahmane Thiam and Teodoro Rivas
The cost of strikes in the Spanish mining sector: modelling an undesirable input with a distance function pp. 73-83 Downloads
Ana Rodriguez-Alvarez, Ignacio Del Rosal and José Baños
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