Productivity analysis of Belarusian higher education system
AbstractIn this paper we explore the issue of the measurement of productivity in the context of higher education. We suggest applying data envelopment analysis (DEA) to estimate the productivity scores for universities of Belarus. This assessment will help to find out (a) if it possible to construct alternative tier-based ratings using DEA and peeling procedure; (b) what determines the difference in productivity between public and private universities; (c) what policy should be undertaken in order to improve the performance of universities.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (BEROC) in its series BEROC Working Paper Series with number 16.
Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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Universities; Ratings; Data envelopment analysis; Super-efficiency; Assuarance region; Peeling;
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- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
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