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Estimation Of The Efficiency Of Structural Funds: A Parametric And Non-Parametric Approach

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  • Juan Gómez-García

    () (Metodos Cuantitativos para la Economía - Universtiy of Murcia)

  • María del Rocio Moreno Enguix

    () (Economía Financiera y Contabilidad - Universidad de Murcia)

  • Juan Cándido Gómez-Gallego

    () (Economía Financiera y Contabilidad - Universidad Católica S. Antonio)

Abstract

This paper seeks to perform an analysis of the efficiency of the application of the Structural Funds in the regions classified as Objective 1 over the period 2000-2006, applying the techniques known as Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Stochastic Frontier. In the first place we are going to identify which are the most efficient regions. Finally, we will analyse the extent to which certain factors have repercussions on the efficiency such as country, geographical location and contribution of agriculture of GDP and the result indicates that some of these variables have significantly influences of technical efficiency.

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  • Juan Gómez-García & María del Rocio Moreno Enguix & Juan Cándido Gómez-Gallego, 2011. "Estimation Of The Efficiency Of Structural Funds: A Parametric And Non-Parametric Approach," Post-Print hal-00712385, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00712385
    DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2011.583224
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