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Analysing Industrial Accidents in European Countries Using Data Envelopment Analysis

In: Social Exclusion. Short and Long Term Causes and Consequences

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  • Eugenia Nissi

    (Università “G. d'Annunzio” di Chieti-Pescara)

  • Agnese Rapposelli

    (Università “G. d'Annunzio” di Chieti-Pescara)

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    There has been increasing interest in improving working conditions and in reducing occupational accidents and diseases in the European Union. This paper examines the performance of fifteen European countries, in respect to this issue, in three economic sectors - manufacturing, construction and distribution trades - by means of the non-parametric approach to efficiency measurement, represented by Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). A linear programming framework is therefore used to construct a production frontier which allows measurement of relative efficiency among national institutions in the sample considered.

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  • Giuliana Parodi & Dario Sciulli (ed.), 2012. "Social Exclusion. Short and Long Term Causes and Consequences," AIEL Series in Labour Economics, AIEL - Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro, number 05.
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    Keywords: Occupational Safety and Health; Accidents At Work; Technical Efficiency; Data Envelopment Analysis; Undesirable Outputs.;

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