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El efecto de la regulación sobre la eficiencia productiva: una aplicación a las compañías ferroviarias europeas

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  • Ana Rodríguez Álvarez

    (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • Víctor Fernández Blanco

    (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • José Baños Pino

    (Universidad de Oviedo)

Abstract

Esta investigación ofrece un primer estudio que analiza teórica y empíricamente cómo se ve afectada la productividad de las compañías ferroviarias europeas por el marco regulador en el que desempeñan su actividad. Para ello, hemos estimado un sistema de ecuaciones basado en la dualidad de las funciones de distancia, utilizando un panel de 17 compañías europeas, donde la regulación se incorpora como una variable explicativa más. Con ello, hemos calculado el coste marginal de la regulación y de los resultados se deduce que ésta afecta negativamente a la tecnología de las compañías. Además, hemos calculado y analizado temporalmente la ineficiencia asignativa. (Copyright: Fundación SEPI)

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Volume (Year): 29 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 351-378

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Handle: RePEc:iec:inveco:v:29:y:2005:i:2:p:351-378

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