Congestion: Its Identification and Management with DEA
William W. Cooper (),
Honghui Deng (),
Lawrence Seiford and
Joe Zhu ()
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William W. Cooper: University of Texas at Austin
Honghui Deng: University of Nevada
Joe Zhu: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chapter Chapter 7 in Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, 2011, pp 173-193 from Springer
Abstract Congestion is a term that is applicable in a variety of disciplines which range from medical science to traffic engineering. It has also many uses in practical everyday life. This brings with it a certain looseness in usage. We therefore expand (and refine) our discussion of congestion with reference to its use in economics where we have access to a precise meaning which we can develop in this chapter. This chapter covers the standard approaches used for treating congestion in data envelopment analysis.
Keywords: Data envelopment analysis; Efficiency; Performance; Congestion (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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