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The allocative efficiency measure by means of a distance function: The case of Spanish public railways

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  • Banos-Pino, Jose
  • Fernandez-Blanco, Victor
  • Rodriguez-Alvarez, Ana

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Volume (Year): 137 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 191-205

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  1. Tim Coelli & Gholamreza Hajargasht & C.A. Knox Lovell, 2008. "Econometric Estimation of an Input Distance Function in a System of Equations," CEPA Working Papers Series WP012008, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia.
  2. Kumbhakar, Subal C., 2011. "Estimation of production technology when the objective is to maximize return to the outlay," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 208(2), pages 170-176, January.
  3. Mehdi Farsi & Massimo Filippini & William Greene, 2004. "Efficiency Measurement in Network Industries: Application to the Swiss Railway Companies," CEPE Working paper series, CEPE Center for Energy Policy and Economics, ETH Zurich 04-32, CEPE Center for Energy Policy and Economics, ETH Zurich.
  4. Siew Hoon Lim & C.A. Knox Lovell, 2009. "Profit and productivity of US Class I railroads," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(7), pages 423-442.

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