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A quarter century of Data Envelopment Analysis applied to the transport sector: A bibliometric analysis

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  • Cavaignac, Laurent
  • Petiot, Romain

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This article is the first to present a comprehensive bibliometric analysis of 461 articles dealing with the application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the transport sector (1989–2016). It also provides a descriptive summary of the 35 most cited articles (scope, models and results) and a commented analysis of the most recent articles dealing with ports and airports. A Multiple Correspondence Analysis is used to characterize the main trends of research in this field. Finally, the article depicts directions which should be investigated by future analyses.

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  • Cavaignac, Laurent & Petiot, Romain, 2017. "A quarter century of Data Envelopment Analysis applied to the transport sector: A bibliometric analysis," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 84-96.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:soceps:v:57:y:2017:i:c:p:84-96
    DOI: 10.1016/j.seps.2016.11.003
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