Izmir Küçük, Orta ve Büyük Ölçekli Imalat sanayinde Üretim Etkinligi ve Toplam Faktör Verimliligi Analizi
(This paper is in Turkish) This paper based on three-digit (international standard industrial classification, ISIC-Rev.3) panel data over the 1991-2000 period measures technical efficiency and total factor productivity growth in the public and privately owned manufacturing sub-sectors in Ýzmir by using Data Envelopment Analysis and Malmquist productivity index. DEA. The empirical findings show that large-scale manufacturing industries are generally more efficient than the medium and small-scale industries in Ýzmir manufacturing industry. Also, privately-owned manaufacturing industries are more efficient than publicly- owned manufacturing industries, except for petroleum refineries, operating at the same scale. The most efficient manufacturing industries during the study period are petroleum refineries, tobacco manufactures, manufacture of pottery, china and earthenware, and beverage industries, respectively. On the other hand, the least efficient industries are manufacture of wood and wood cork products, except furniture; manufacture of leather and product of leather, leather substitutes and fur; and manufacture of textiles, respectively. Ýzmir manufacturing industry experienced annual average technical efficiency decline, technical progress and total factor productivity growth over the 1991-2000 period.
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