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Un modelo FDH para la medida de la eficiencia en costes de los departamentos universitarios

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  • Víctor M. Giménez García

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    (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)

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    Este trabajo presenta un modelo FDH para la medida de la eficiencia en costes de los departamentos universitarios. El modelo determina el coste óptimo que debería lograr un departamento dados sus niveles de producción y calidad. Posteriormente, atribuye la diferencia entre el coste observado y el óptimo a cuatro fuentes de ineficiencia. La aplicación empírica, realizada en los departamentos de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, revela como principal fuente de ineficiencia en costes los problemas de escala.

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    Article provided by IEF in its journal Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública.

    Volume (Year): 168 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 (march)
    Pages: 69-92

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    Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2004:v:168:i:1:p:69-92

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    Keywords: . Eficiencia en costes; educación superior; FDH; calidad universitaria; modelos frontera.;

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    Cited by:
    1. Emili Tortosa Ausina & Diego Prior & María Teresa Balaguer-Coll, 2006. "Decentralization And Effiency In Spanish Local Goverment," Working Papers. Serie EC 2006-02, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
    2. Roberto Fernández Llera & María A. García Valiñas, 2010. "Efficiency and elusion: both sides of public enterprises in Spain," Working Papers 2010/5, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).

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