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Competitividad y eficiencia / Competitivness and Efficiency



    () (Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Universidad de Valencia.)


    () (Departamento de Dirección de Empresas. Florida Universitaria.)


En este artículo se realiza una revisión genérica de los fundamentos básicos de alguno de los métodos más extendidos para analizar la eficiencia, puesto que ésta aparece como elemento determinante,por ser el más controlable, de la competitividad. Por ello, el trabajo arranca diferenciando entre ambos conceptos, competitividad y eficiencia, al tiempo que se establecen sus vínculos. The paper develops a general vision of fundamentals of the more extended methods to analyse efficiency as the most controllable way to reach competitiveness. Firstly, section 2 clarifies the conceptual difference between competitiveness and efficiency establishing their relationship.

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  • Esteban García, J. & Coll Serrano, V., 2003. "Competitividad y eficiencia / Competitivness and Efficiency," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 21, pages 423-450, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:21_3_2

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    1. Giovanni Dosi & Luigi Orsenigo & Mauro Sylos Labini, 2002. "Technology and the Economy," LEM Papers Series 2002/18, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
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    competitiveness; competitive advantage; efficiency; stochastic frontier; data envelopment analysis.;

    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity


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