Estimating efficiency by cost frontiers: a comparison of parametric and nonparametric methods
AbstractTwo methods of estimating efficiency by cost frontiers are analysed here by way of generalizing Farrell's convex hull method and illustrated by an empirical application.
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Volume (Year): 2 (1995)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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