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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 41, issue 3, 2014

Does recession drive convergence in firms’ productivity? Evidence from Spanish manufacturing firms pp. 339-349 Downloads
Alvaro Escribano and Rodolfo Stucchi
Estimating scale economies in financial intermediation: a doubly indirect inference pp. 351-365 Downloads
Mokhtar Kouki, Sang Soo Park and Eric Renault
Measuring the effect of Kyoto protocol agreement on countries’ environmental efficiency in CO 2 emissions: an application of conditional full frontiers pp. 367-382 Downloads
George Halkos and Nickolaos Tzeremes
The economic performance of Swiss drinking water utilities pp. 383-397 Downloads
Anne-Kathrin Faust and Andrea Baranzini
Human capital contributions to explain productivity differences pp. 399-417 Downloads
Konstantinos Chatzimichael and Vangelis Tzouvelekas
Technological spillovers and productivity in Italian manufacturing firms pp. 419-434 Downloads
Giuseppe Medda and Claudio Piga
Hicks-Moorsteen versus Malmquist: a connection by means of a radial productivity index pp. 435-442 Downloads
Antonio Peyrache
Intangible investment in people and productivity pp. 443-456 Downloads
Pekka Ilmakunnas and Hannu Piekkola
Separating environmental efficiency into production and abatement efficiency: a nonparametric model with application to US power plants pp. 457-473 Downloads
Benjamin Hampf

Volume 41, issue 2, 2014

Guest editors’ introduction pp. 173-174 Downloads
Tsu-Tan Fu, Cliff Huang and C. Lovell
Development pattern of the DEA research field: a social network analysis approach pp. 175-186 Downloads
Jeong-Dong Lee, Chulwoo Baek, Ho-Sung Kim and Jin-Seok Lee
Econometric estimation of distance functions and associated measures of productivity and efficiency change pp. 187-200 Downloads
C. O’Donnell
Australia’s mining productivity decline: implications for MFP measurement pp. 201-212 Downloads
Simon Zheng and Harry Bloch
Scale and scope economies of Japanese private universities revisited with an input distance function approach pp. 213-226 Downloads
Jiro Nemoto and Noriko Furumatsu
Globalisation, industrial diversification and productivity growth in large European R&D companies pp. 227-246 Downloads
Michele Cincera and Julien Ravet
Decomposing the change in profit of Taiwanese banks: incorporating risk pp. 247-262 Downloads
Jia-Ching Juo
Rate of return regulation and the Le Chatelier principle pp. 263-275 Downloads
Gerald Granderson and Finn Førsund
Incentive regulation and performance measurement of Taiwan’s incineration plants: an application of the four-stage DEA method pp. 277-290 Downloads
Po-Chi Chen, Ching-Cheng Chang and Chih-Li Lai
Efficiency and productivity in the Thai non-life insurance industry pp. 291-306 Downloads
Saowaros Yaisawarng, Preecha Asavadachanukorn and Suthathip Yaisawarng
Consistent estimation of technical and allocative efficiencies for a semiparametric stochastic cost frontier with shadow input prices pp. 307-320 Downloads
Tai-Hsin Huang, Kuan-Chen Chen, Chien-Hsiu Lin and Ming-Tai Chung
Technical efficiency in competing panel data models: a study of Norwegian grain farming pp. 321-337 Downloads
Subal Kumbhakar, Gudbrand Lien and J. Hardaker

Volume 41, issue 1, 2014

In Memoriam: Catherine Morrison Paul, 1953–2010 pp. 1-2 Downloads
Lilyan Fulginiti
Productivity, price recovery, capacity constraints and their financial consequences pp. 3-17 Downloads
Emili Grifell-Tatje and C. Lovell
US TFP growth and the contribution of changes in export and import prices to real income growth pp. 19-39 Downloads
Walter Diewert
Productivity accounting for separable technologies pp. 41-50 Downloads
Robert Chambers, Giannis Karagiannis and Vangelis Tzouvelekas
Reviewing the literature on non-parametric dynamic efficiency measurement: state-of-the-art pp. 51-67 Downloads
Saeideh Fallah-Fini, Konstantinos Triantis and Andrew Johnson
A metafrontier directional distance function approach to assessing eco-efficiency pp. 69-83 Downloads
Mercedes Beltrán-Esteve, José Gómez-Limón, Andres Picazo-Tadeo and Ernest Reig-Martínez
The StoNED age: the departure into a new era of efficiency analysis? A monte carlo comparison of StoNED and the “oldies” (SFA and DEA) pp. 85-109 Downloads
Mark Andor and Frederik Hesse
Estimation and inference under economic restrictions pp. 111-129 Downloads
Christopher Parmeter, Kai Sun, Daniel Henderson and Subal Kumbhakar
Technical efficiency with state-contingent production frontiers using maximum entropy estimators pp. 131-140 Downloads
Pedro Macedo, Elvira Silva and Manuel Scotto
Market conditions and the effect of diversification on mutual fund performance: should funds be more concentrative under crisis? pp. 141-151 Downloads
Jin-Li Hu, Tzu-Pu Chang and Ray Chou
Does school ownership matter? An unbiased efficiency comparison for regions of Spain pp. 153-172 Downloads
Eva Crespo-Cebada, Francisco Pedraja-Chaparro and Daniel Santín

Volume 40, issue 3, 2013

Introduction to the special issue pp. 251-255 Downloads
Jesus Pastor, Juan Aparicio and Luis Orea
The directional profit efficiency measure: on why profit inefficiency is either technical or allocative pp. 257-266 Downloads
José Zofío, Jesus Pastor and Juan Aparicio
Directional output distance functions: endogenous directions based on exogenous normalization constraints pp. 267-269 Downloads
R. Färe, Shawna Grosskopf and G. Whittaker
Weight restrictions in DEA: misplaced emphasis? pp. 271-283 Downloads
Finn Førsund
Modeling CRS bounded additive DEA models and characterizing their Pareto-efficient points pp. 285-292 Downloads
Jesus Pastor, Juan Aparicio, Juan Monge and Diego Pastor
Estimation and inference in parametric deterministic frontier models pp. 293-305 Downloads
Christine Amsler, Michael Leonard and Peter Schmidt
Estimation and decomposition of inefficiency when producers maximize return to the outlay: an application to Norwegian fishing trawlers pp. 307-321 Downloads
Subal Kumbhakar, Frank Asche and Ragnar Tveterås
An econometric approach to estimating support prices and measures of productivity change in public hospitals pp. 323-335 Downloads
C. O’Donnell and K. Nguyen
Incorporating quality into the measurement of hospital efficiency: a double DEA approach pp. 337-355 Downloads
Gary Ferrier and Julie Trivitt
The response of decentralized health services to demand uncertainty and the role of political parties in the Spanish public health system pp. 357-365 Downloads
Ana Rodriguez-Alvarez, David Roibás and Alan Wall
Is foreign-bank efficiency in financial centers driven by home or host country characteristics? pp. 367-385 Downloads
Claudia Curi, Paolo Guarda, Ana Lozano-Vivas and Valentin Zelenyuk
An examination of the cost efficiency of banks in Taiwan and China using the metafrontier cost function pp. 387-406 Downloads
Mei-Ying Huang and Tsu-Tan Fu
How efficiently do U.S. cities manage roadway congestion? pp. 407-428 Downloads
Anthony Glass, Karligash Kenjegalieva and Robin Sickles
Efficiency and stock returns: evidence from the insurance industry pp. 429-442 Downloads
Chrysovalantis Gaganis, Iftekhar Hasan and Fotios Pasiouras
Productivity decline in Australian coal mining pp. 443-455 Downloads
C. Lovell and J. Lovell
A shadow distance function decomposition of the environmental Kuznets curve: comparing the South China Sea and the Caribbean pp. 457-472 Downloads
Roberto Mosheim

Volume 40, issue 2, 2013

Polarization of the worldwide distribution of productivity pp. 153-171 Downloads
Oleg Badunenko, Daniel Henderson and R. Russell
Maximizing public value for subsidized non-profit firms: a mathematical economic model pp. 173-183 Downloads
Jos Blank
Identifying bank outputs and inputs with a directional technology distance function pp. 185-195 Downloads
Paolo Guarda, Abdelaziz Rouabah and Michael Vardanyan
The scale of hospital production in different settings: one size does not fit all pp. 197-206 Downloads
Mette Asmild, Bruce Hollingsworth and Stephen Birch
Market imperfections, trade reform and total factor productivity growth: theory and practices from India pp. 207-218 Downloads
Dibyendu Maiti
Lower bound of cost efficiency measure in DEA with incomplete price information pp. 219-226 Downloads
Lei Fang and Hecheng Li
Estimation of the threshold stochastic frontier model in the presence of an endogenous sample split variable pp. 227-237 Downloads
Hung-pin Lai
Returns to scope: a metric for production synergies demonstrated for hospital production pp. 239-250 Downloads
Brandon Pope and Andrew Johnson

Volume 40, issue 1, 2013

Maximum likelihood estimation of seemingly unrelated stochastic frontier regressions pp. 1-14 Downloads
Hung-pin Lai and Cliff Huang
Globalisation and technological convergence in the EU pp. 15-29 Downloads
Camilla Mastromarco, Laura Serlenga and Yongcheol Shin
Labor productivity and vocational training: evidence from Europe pp. 31-41 Downloads
Hector Sala and José Silva
Testing the Porter hypothesis: the effects of environmental investments on efficiency in Swedish industry pp. 43-56 Downloads
Thomas Broberg, Per-Olov Marklund, Eva Samakovlis and Henrik Hammar
Multilateral productivity comparisons and homotheticity pp. 57-65 Downloads
Antonio Peyrache
Dynamics of productivity in higher education: cross-european evidence based on bootstrapped Malmquist indices pp. 67-82 Downloads
Aleksandra Parteka and Joanna Wolszczak-Derlacz
Determinants and strategies for the development of container terminals pp. 83-98 Downloads
Francesca Medda and Qianwen Liu
Decomposing multifactor productivity in Italy from 1998 to 2004: evidence from large firms and SMEs using DEA pp. 99-109 Downloads
Carlo Milana, Leopoldo Nascia and Alessandro Zeli
Ageing and employability. Evidence from Belgian firm-level data pp. 111-136 Downloads
Vincent Vandenberghe, Fábio Waltenberg and M. Rigo
Performance assessments of Taiwan’s financial holding companies pp. 137-151 Downloads
Yu-Pei Hsu and Kuo-An Li
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