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Closest targets and minimum distance to the Pareto-efficient frontier in DEA

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  • Juan Aparicio
  • José Ruiz

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  • Inmaculada Sirvent
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Productivity Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 209-218

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:28:y:2007:i:3:p:209-218

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    Keywords: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA); Target setting; Minimum distance to the Pareto-efficient frontier; C61; C67;

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    1. Aparicio, Juan & Pastor, Jesus T., 2014. "Closest targets and strong monotonicity on the strongly efficient frontier in DEA," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 51-57.
    2. Ling Wang & Zhongchang Chen & Dalai Ma & Pei Zhao, 2013. "Measuring Carbon Emissions Performance in 123 Countries: Application of Minimum Distance to the Strong Efficiency Frontier Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(12), pages 5319-5332, December.
    3. Zofío, José Luis & Pastor, Jesús & Aparicio, Juan, 2010. "The Directional Profit Efficiency Measure: On Why Profit Inefficiency is either Technical or Allocative," Working Papers in Economic Theory 2010/09, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Department of Economic Analysis (Economic Theory and Economic History).
    4. Fukuyama, Hirofumi & Maeda, Yasunobu & Sekitani, Kazuyuki & Shi, Jianming, 2014. "Input–output substitutability and strongly monotonic p-norm least distance DEA measures," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 237(3), pages 997-1007.
    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. Fukuyama, Hirofumi & Sekitani, Kazuyuki, 2012. "Decomposing the efficient frontier of the DEA production possibility set into a smallest number of convex polyhedrons by mixed integer programming," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 221(1), pages 165-174.
    7. Washio, Satoshi & Yamada, Syuuji & Tanaka, Tamaki & Tanino, Tetsuzo, 2012. "Improvements by analyzing the efficient frontier in DEA," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 217(1), pages 173-184.
    8. Paradi, Joseph C. & Zhu, Haiyan & Edelstein, Barak, 2012. "Identifying managerial groups in a large Canadian bank branch network with a DEA approach," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 219(1), pages 178-187.

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