Measuring regional environmental efficiency: A directional distance function approach
AbstractThis paper by applying a directional distance function approach measures the UK regions’ municipality waste performance. In addition the paper constructs conditional stochastic kernels trying to determine nonparametrically the association of regions’ GDP per capita levels with their calculated regional environmental efficiencies. There are evidences of regional environmental inefficiencies for the majority of UK regions regardless their regional GDP per capita levels.
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Regional environmental performance; Directional distance function; Conditional stochastic kernel;
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- C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
- Q5 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics
- O13 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
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- NEP-EFF-2011-08-29 (Efficiency & Productivity)
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- NEP-GEO-2011-08-29 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-URE-2011-08-29 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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