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Notes: Categorical Outputs in Data Envelopment Analysis

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  • John J. Rousseau

    (The Magellan Group, 3001 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78705 and Center for Cybernetic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712)

  • John H. Semple

    (Automation and Robotics Research Institute, P.O. Box 19045, Arlington, Texas 76109 and Center for Cybernetic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712)

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    Abstract

    A new linear programming formulation for handling categorical outputs in DEA is presented which eliminates the difficulties of interpretation and computation that accompanied earlier mixed integer models.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 39 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 3 (March)
    Pages: 384-386

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:39:y:1993:i:3:p:384-386

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    Keywords: data envelopment analysis; efficiency; categorical outputs; linear programming;

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    2. Frances X. Frei & Patrick T. Harker, 1998. "Projections onto Efficient Frontiers: Theoretical and Computational Extensions to DEA," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 95-22, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
    3. Semple, John, 1997. "Constrained games for evaluating organizational performance," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 96(1), pages 103-112, January.
    4. Reuben Elan & Verma Bharat Bhushan & Bhat Ramesh, . "Hospital Efficiency: An Empirical Analysis of District and Grant-in-Aid Hospitals in Gujarat," IIMA Working Papers WP2001-07-05, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    5. Cook, Wade D. & Seiford, Larry M., 2009. "Data envelopment analysis (DEA) - Thirty years on," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 192(1), pages 1-17, January.
    6. Harrison, Julie & Rouse, Paul, 2014. "Competition and public high school performance," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 10-19.
    7. Kuosmanen, Timo & Matin, Reza Kazemi, 2009. "Theory of integer-valued data envelopment analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 192(2), pages 658-667, January.
    8. Rust, Roland T. & Metters, Richard, 1996. "Mathematical models of service," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 91(3), pages 427-439, June.
    9. Lothgren, Mickael & Tambour, Magnus, 1999. "Productivity and customer satisfaction in Swedish pharmacies: A DEA network model," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 115(3), pages 449-458, June.

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