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Malmquist and Törnqvist productivity indexes: returns to scale and technical progress with imperfect competition

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  • W. Diewert

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  • Kevin Fox

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Volume (Year): 101 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 73-95

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:101:y:2010:i:1:p:73-95

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Keywords: Productivity; Index numbers; Malmquist indexes; Törnqvist indexes; Returns to scale; Non-competitive behavior; Flexible functional forms; C43; D24; E23;

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  1. Guohua Feng & Apostolos Serletis, 2010. "A Primal Divisia Technical Change Index Based on the Output Distance Function," Monash Econometrics and Business Statistics Working Papers 7/10, Monash University, Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics.
  2. Carlo Milana & Leopoldo Nascia & Alessandro Zeli, 2013. "Decomposing multifactor productivity in Italy from 1998 to 2004: evidence from large firms and SMEs using DEA," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 99-109, August.
  3. Diewert, Erwin & Fox, Kevin J., 2014. "Decomposing Bjurek Productivity Indexes into Explanatory Factors," Economics working papers erwin_diewert-2014-32, Vancouver School of Economics, revised 30 Jun 2014.
  4. Merino, Fernando, 2012. "Firms' internationalization and productivity growth," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(4), pages 349-354.
  5. Feng, Guohua & Zhang, Xiaohui, 2014. "Returns to scale at large banks in the US: A random coefficient stochastic frontier approach," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 135-145.

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