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A postscript on aggregate Farrell efficiencies

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  • Färe, Rolf
  • Karagiannis, Giannis

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In this note we derive alternative weighting schemes that complement those of Färe and Zelenyuk (2003) for consistent aggregation of Farrell efficiencies when the technology exhibits (global) constant returns to scale.

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  • Färe, Rolf & Karagiannis, Giannis, 2014. "A postscript on aggregate Farrell efficiencies," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 233(3), pages 784-786.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:233:y:2014:i:3:p:784-786
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2013.09.043
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