Hospital Efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa. Evidence from South Africa
AbstractThis study evaluates the technical efficiency and productivity of a sample of public sector hospitals in three provinces of South Africa using the non-parametric techniques of data envelopment analysis (DEA) and DEA-based Malmquist Productivity Index (MPI).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 187.
Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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HOSPITALS ; PRODUCTIVITY ; ECONOMIC MODELS ; EVALUATION ; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES;
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