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Measuring efficiency under fixed proportion technologies

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  • Darold Barnum

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  • John Gleason

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  • Darold Barnum & John Gleason, 2011. "Measuring efficiency under fixed proportion technologies," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 243-262, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:35:y:2011:i:3:p:243-262
    DOI: 10.1007/s11123-010-0194-y
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    1. Genius, Margarita & Stefanou, Spiro E. & Tzouvelekas, Vangelis, 2012. "Measuring productivity growth under factor non-substitution: An application to US steam-electric power generation utilities," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 220(3), pages 844-852.
    2. Fukuyama, Hirofumi & Shiraz, Rashed Khanjani, 2015. "Cost-effectiveness measures on convex and nonconvex technologies," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 246(1), pages 307-319.
    3. Martin Ineveld & Jeroen Oostrum & Rob Vermeulen & Adri Steenhoek & Joris Klundert, 2016. "Productivity and quality of Dutch hospitals during system reform," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 19(3), pages 279-290, September.

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    Keywords

    Fixed proportion technology; Data envelopment analysis; Efficiency measurement; Nonsubstitutable inputs; Nonsubstitutable outputs; C14; C61;

    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis

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