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A Flexible Time-Varying Specification of the Technical Inefficiency Effects Model


  • Giannis Karagiannis
  • Vangelis Tzouvelekas

    () (Department of Economics, University of Crete, Greece)


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  • Giannis Karagiannis & Vangelis Tzouvelekas, 2005. "A Flexible Time-Varying Specification of the Technical Inefficiency Effects Model," Working Papers 0517, University of Crete, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:crt:wpaper:0517

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    1. Kumbhakar, Subal C. & Heshmati, Almas & Hjalmarsson, Lennart, 1997. "Temporal patterns of technical efficiency: Results from competing models," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 15(5), pages 597-616, August.
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    5. Cornwell, Christopher & Schmidt, Peter & Sickles, Robin C., 1990. "Production frontiers with cross-sectional and time-series variation in efficiency levels," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 46(1-2), pages 185-200.
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    1. Pavlos Almanidis & Giannis Karagiannis & Robin Sickles, 2015. "Semi-nonparametric spline modifications to the Cornwell–Schmidt–Sickles estimator: an analysis of US banking productivity," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 48(1), pages 169-191, February.
    2. Zhu, Xueqin & Karagiannis, Giannis & Oude Lansink, Alfons G.J.M., 2008. "Analyzing the impact of direct subsidies on the performance of the Greek Olive Farms with a non-monotonic efficiency effects model," 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium 43612, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

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    Technical inefficiency effects; Time-varying technical efficiency; Agriculture; Panel data;

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