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Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis

Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf and Dimitris Margaritis
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Rolf Färe: Oregon State University, USA
Shawna Grosskopf: Oregon State University, USA
Dimitris Margaritis: University of Auckland, New Zealand

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Abstract: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is often overlooked in empirical work such as diagnostic tests to determine whether the data conform with technology which, in turn, is important in identifying technical change, or finding which types of DEA models allow data transformations, including dealing with ordinal data. Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis focuses on both theoretical developments and their applications into the measurement of productive efficiency and productivity growth, such as its application to the modelling of time substitution, i.e. the problem of how to allocate resources over time, and estimating the "value" of a Decision Making Unit (DMU).

Keywords: Optimization Techniques; Multifactor Productivity; Intertemporal Firm Choice; Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes; Data Envelopment Analysis; Operations Research (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C44 D81 C44 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
ISBN: 9789814644549
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