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Plant capacity notions in a non-parametric framework: a brief review and new graph or non-oriented plant capacities

Kristiaan Kerstens (), Jafar Sadeghi () and Ignace Van de Woestyne ()
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Jafar Sadeghi: IESEG School of Management
Ignace Van de Woestyne: KU Leuven, Research Unit MEES

Annals of Operations Research, 2020, vol. 288, issue 2, No 13, 837-860

Abstract: Abstract Output-oriented plant capacity in a non-parametric framework is a concept that has been rather widely applied since about twenty-five years. Conversely, input-oriented plant capacity in this framework is a notion of more recent date. In this contribution, we unify the building blocks needed for determining both plant capacity measures and define new graph or non-oriented plant capacity concepts. We empirically illustrate the differences between these various plant capacity notions using a secondary data set. This shows the viability of these new definitions for the applied researcher.

Keywords: Data envelopment analysis; Technology; Capacity utilization (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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