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Measuring efficiency under fixed proportion technologies

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  • Darold Barnum

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  • John Gleason

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

    Volume (Year): 35 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 243-262

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:35:y:2011:i:3:p:243-262

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    Keywords: Fixed proportion technology; Data envelopment analysis; Efficiency measurement; Nonsubstitutable inputs; Nonsubstitutable outputs; C14; C61;

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    1. Genius, Margarita & Stefanou, Spiro E. & Tzouvelekas, Vangelis, 2012. "Measuring productivity growth under factor non-substitution: An application to US steam-electric power generation utilities," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 220(3), pages 844-852.

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