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Comparisons and evaluations of alternative approaches to the treatment of congestion in DEA

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  • Cooper, W. W.
  • Gu, Bisheng
  • Li, Shanling
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    Volume (Year): 132 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1 (July)
    Pages: 62-74

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    1. Stigler, George J, 1976. "The Xistence of X-Efficiency," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 66(1), pages 213-16, March.
    2. Fare, Rolf & Grosskopf, Shawna, 1998. "Congestion: a note," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 21-23, March.
    3. Brockett, Patrick L. & Cooper, William W. & Wang, Yuying & Shin, Hong-Chul, 1998. "Inefficiency and congestion in Chinese production before and after the 1978 economic reforms," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 1-20, March.
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    1. Tony Flegg & David O. Allen, 2006. "Does it matter How We Measure Congestion?," Working Papers 0614, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    2. Simões, Pedro & Cunha Marques, Rui, 2009. "Performance and Congestion Analysis of the Portuguese Hospital Services," MPRA Paper 16940, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Goto, Mika, 2011. "Methodological comparison between two unified (operational and environmental) efficiency measurements for environmental assessment," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 210(3), pages 684-693, May.
    4. Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Sekitani, Kazuyuki, 2009. "DEA congestion and returns to scale under an occurrence of multiple optimal projections," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 194(2), pages 592-607, April.
    5. López, Francisco J., 2011. "Generalizing cross redundancy in data envelopment analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 214(3), pages 716-721, November.
    6. A T Flegg & D O Allen, 2007. "Using Coopers Approach to Explore the Extent of Congestion in the New British Universities," Economic Issues Journal Articles, Economic Issues, vol. 12(2), pages 47-82, September.
    7. AT Flegg & DO Allen & K Field & TW Thurlow, 2003. "Measuring the Efficiency and Productivity of British Universities: An Application of DEA and the Malmquist Approach," Working Papers 0304, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    8. A.T. Flegg & D.O. Allen, 2007. "Congestion in the Chinese automobile and textile industries revisited," Working Papers 0702, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    9. Post, Thierry, 2007. "Nonparametric efficiency estimation in stochastic environments: Noise-to-signal estimation, finite sample performance and hypothesis testing," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(7), pages 2065-2080, July.
    10. Herimalala, Rahobisoa & Gaussens, Olivier, 2012. "X-Efficiency of Innovation Processes: Concept and Evaluation based on Data Envelopment Analysis," MPRA Paper 41887, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Tony Flegg & David O. Allen, 2006. "Does Expansion Cause Congestion? The Case of the Older British Universities, 1994 to 2004," Working Papers 0605, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    12. Flegg, A.T. & Allen, D.O., 2009. "Congestion in the Chinese automobile and textile industries revisited," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 43(3), pages 177-191, September.
    13. Tony Flegg & David O. Allen, 2006. "Are the New British Universities Congested?," Working Papers 0610, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    14. Cherchye, Laurens & Kuosmanen, Timo & Post, Thierry, 2001. "Alternative treatments of congestion in DEA: A rejoinder to Cooper, Gu, and Li," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 132(1), pages 75-80, July.
    15. Tone, Kaoru & Sahoo, Biresh K., 2004. "Degree of scale economies and congestion: A unified DEA approach," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 158(3), pages 755-772, November.
    16. Wu, Jie & An, Qingxian & Xiong, Beibei & Chen, Ya, 2013. "Congestion measurement for regional industries in China: A data envelopment analysis approach with undesirable outputs," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 7-13.
    17. Tony Flegg & David O. Allen, 2006. "An Examination of Alternative Approaches to Measuring Congestion in British Universities," Working Papers 0606, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
    18. Wei, Quanling & Yan, Hong, 2004. "Congestion and returns to scale in data envelopment analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 153(3), pages 641-660, March.
    19. Kao, Chiang, 2010. "Congestion measurement and elimination under the framework of data envelopment analysis," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 123(2), pages 257-265, February.
    20. Marques, Rui Cunha & Simões, Pedro, 2010. "Measuring the influence of congestion on efficiency in worldwide airports," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 334-336.

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