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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 39, issue 3, 2013

Production under uncertainty: a simulation study pp. 207-215 Downloads
Sriram Shankar and John Quiggin
Regulation and cost efficiency in the European railways industry pp. 217-230 Downloads
Miguel Urdánoz and Catherine Vibes
Structural breaks, rural transformation and total factor productivity growth in China pp. 231-242 Downloads
Kefei You and Nicholas Sarantis
Environmental externalities and regulation constrained cost productivity growth in the US electric utility industry pp. 243-257 Downloads
Gerald Granderson and Diego Prior
A simple closed-form approximation for the cumulative distribution function of the composite error of stochastic frontier models pp. 259-269 Downloads
Wen-Jen Tsay, Cliff Huang, Tsu-Tan Fu and I.-Lin Ho
Count data stochastic frontier models, with an application to the patents–R&D relationship pp. 271-284 Downloads
Eduardo Fé and Richard Hofler
Estimating production frontiers and efficiency when output is a discretely distributed economic bad pp. 285-302 Downloads
Eduardo Fé
Output complexity, environmental conditions, and the efficiency of municipalities pp. 303-324 Downloads
Maria Balaguer-Coll, Diego Prior and Emili Tortosa-Ausina

Volume 39, issue 2, 2013

Investigating the impact of endogeneity on inefficiency estimates in the application of stochastic frontier analysis to nursing homes pp. 101-110 Downloads
Ryan Mutter, William Greene, William Spector, Michael Rosko and Dana Mukamel
Evaluating food retailers using dual elasticities of substitution pp. 111-122 Downloads
Timothy Park and Johannes Sauer
The effect of labor supply changes on output: empirical evidence from US industries pp. 123-130 Downloads
Gokhan Akay and Can Dogan
Do temporary agency workers affect workplace performance? pp. 131-138 Downloads
Alex Bryson
Editorial pp. 139-140 Downloads
Meryem Fethi, Fotios Pasiouras and Constantin Zopounidis
Efficiency, productivity, and scale economies in the U.S. property-liability insurance industry pp. 141-164 Downloads
John Cummins and Xiaoying Xie
Mergers and Acquisitions in European banking higher productivity or better synergy among business lines? pp. 165-175 Downloads
Rym Ayadi, Jean-Philippe Boussemart, Hervé Leleu and Dhafer Saidane
An assessment of Portuguese banks’ efficiency and productivity towards euro area participation pp. 177-190 Downloads
Miguel Boucinha, Nuno Ribeiro and Thomas Weyman-Jones
Accounting for heterogeneous technologies in the banking industry: a time-varying stochastic frontier model with threshold effects pp. 191-205 Downloads
Pavlos Almanidis

Volume 39, issue 1, 2013

Assessing the evolution of school performance and value-added: trends over four years pp. 1-14 Downloads
M. Portela, A. Camanho and A. Keshvari
Measuring performance, development and growth when restricting flexibility pp. 15-25 Downloads
Kristin Roll
Data aggregation in stochastic frontier models: the closed skew normal distribution pp. 27-34 Downloads
B Brorsen and Taeyoon Kim
Estimating the impact on efficiency of the adoption of a voluntary environmental standard: an empirical study of the global copper mining industry pp. 35-45 Downloads
Lise Tole and Gary Koop
Seasonality, consumer heterogeneity and price indexes: the case of prepackaged software pp. 47-59 Downloads
Adam Copeland
Further model-based estimates of US total manufacturing production capital and technology, 1949–2005 pp. 61-73 Downloads
Baoline Chen and Peter Zadrozny
Another approach for estimating RTS in dynamic DEA pp. 75-81 Downloads
Majid Soleimani-damaneh
Measuring scale efficiency from a parametric hyperbolic distance function pp. 83-88 Downloads
Daehoon Nahm and Ha Vu
Performance trends in the construction industry worldwide: an overview of the turn of the century pp. 89-99 Downloads
I. Horta, A. Camanho, Jill Johnes and Geraint Johnes

Volume 38, issue 3, 2012

In Memoriam to William W. Cooper pp. 235-236 Downloads
C. Lovell and Robin Sickles
Firm performance and knowledge spillovers from academic, industrial and foreign linkages: the case of China pp. 237-253 Downloads
Mahmut Yasar and Catherine Morrison Paul
An aggregate quantity framework for measuring and decomposing productivity change pp. 255-272 Downloads
C. O’Donnell
Estimation of stochastic frontier models based on multimodel inference pp. 273-284 Downloads
Cliff Huang and Hung-pin Lai
Creative destruction over the business cycle: a stochastic frontier analysis pp. 285-302 Downloads
Yi-Chen Lin and Tai-Hsin Huang
Ownership structure, corporate governance and productive efficiency in China pp. 303-318 Downloads
Dongwei Su and Xingxing He
Measurement of technical efficiency in farrow-to-finish swine production using multi-activity network data envelopment analysis: evidence from Taiwan pp. 319-331 Downloads
Po-Chi Chen
The economic impact of migration: productivity analysis for Spain and the UK pp. 333-343 Downloads
Mari Kangasniemi, Matilde Mas, Catherine Robinson and Lorenzo Serrano Martinez
Productivity, returns to scale and product differentiation in the retail trade industry: an empirical analysis using Japanese firm-level data pp. 345-353 Downloads
Atsuyuki Kato

Volume 38, issue 2, 2012

Families of linear efficiency programs based on Debreu’s loss function pp. 109-120 Downloads
Jesus Pastor, C. Lovell and Juan Aparicio
Returns-to-scale properties in DEA models: the fundamental role of interior points pp. 121-130 Downloads
Vladimir Krivonozhko, Finn Førsund and Andrey Lychev
An efficiency measure satisfying the Dmitruk–Koshevoy criteria on DEA technologies pp. 131-143 Downloads
Hirofumi Fukuyama and Kazuyuki Sekitani
A Luenberger soil-quality indicator pp. 145-154 Downloads
Atakelty Hailu and Robert Chambers
A Monte Carlo study of ranked efficiency estimates from frontier models pp. 155-165 Downloads
William Horrace and Seth Richards-Shubik
Are innovation and R&D the only sources of firms’ knowledge that increase productivity? An empirical investigation of French manufacturing firms pp. 167-181 Downloads
Diègo Legros and Fabrice Galia
Measuring efficiency in the presence of head-to-head competition pp. 183-197 Downloads
Thomas Sexton and Herbert Lewis
Vertical disintegration and training: evidence from a matched employer–employee survey pp. 199-217 Downloads
Elisabetta Magnani
Estimating production technology for policy analysis: trading off precision and heterogeneity pp. 219-233 Downloads
Qiuqiong Huang, Richard Howitt and Scott Rozelle

Volume 38, issue 1, 2012

A Bayesian estimator for stochastic frontier models with errors in variables pp. 1-9 Downloads
Sheng-Kai Chang, Yi-Yi Chen and Hung-Jen Wang
Stochastic non-smooth envelopment of data: semi-parametric frontier estimation subject to shape constraints pp. 11-28 Downloads
Timo Kuosmanen and Mika Kortelainen
Child maturation, time-invariant, and time-varying inputs: their interaction in the production of child human capital pp. 29-44 Downloads
Mark Agee, Scott Atkinson and Thomas Crocker
Experimental designs for estimating plateau-type production functions and economically optimal input levels pp. 45-52 Downloads
B Brorsen and Francisca Richter
On learning and the economics of firm efficiency: a state-contingent approach pp. 53-62 Downloads
Jean-Paul Chavas
Labor productivity convergence in the Kansas farm sector: a three-stage procedure using data envelopment analysis and semiparametric regression analysis pp. 63-79 Downloads
Amin Mugera, Michael Langemeier and Allen Featherstone
Water losses and hydrographical regions influence on the cost structure of the Portuguese water industry pp. 81-94 Downloads
Rita Martins, Fernando Coelho and Adelino Fortunato
Grade inflation or productivity growth? An analysis of changing grade distributions at a regional university pp. 95-107 Downloads
Rebecca Summary and William Weber
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