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A note on "A directional slacks-based measure of technical inefficiency"


  • Pastor, Jesús T.
  • Aparicio, Juan


In this note we show, by means of several examples, that a directional distance function model cannot be matched with an additive model. Specifically, we show the difference between the directional slacks-based measure and the corresponding directional distance function.

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  • Pastor, Jesús T. & Aparicio, Juan, 2010. "A note on "A directional slacks-based measure of technical inefficiency"," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 44(3), pages 174-175, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:soceps:v:44:y:2010:i:3:p:174-175

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    1. Fukuyama, Hirofumi & Weber, William L., 2009. "A directional slacks-based measure of technical inefficiency," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 43(4), pages 274-287, December.
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