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On Some Relations between Several Generalized Convex DEA Models

Louisa Andriamasy (), Walter Briec () and Stéphane Mussard ()
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Louisa Andriamasy: CAEPEM, IAE, Université de Perpignan
Walter Briec: CAEPEM, IAE, Université de Perpignan

Cahiers de recherche from Departement d'Economique de l'École de gestion à l'Université de Sherbrooke

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to establish a topological relation between several classes of known generalized convex models extending the approach proposed by Banker, Charnes and Cooper. Using some basic algebraic convex structures proposed by Avriel and Ben-Tal we analyze the Painlevé-Kuratowski limit of the CES-CET and Alpha-returns to scale models. It is shown that their topological limits yield the B-convex and Cobb-Douglas production models. Along this line some semi-lattice production models satisfying an alpha-returns to scale assumption are proposed.

Keywords: Non-parametric production models; Kuratowski-Painlevé limit; lattice; CES-CET model; generalized convexity; α-returns to scale. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 27 pages
Date: 2016-04
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