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Exact Relations between Four De?nitions of Productivity Indices and Indicators

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  • Walter Briec

    () (University of Perpignan, LAMPS)

  • Kristiaan Kerstens

    (CNRS-LEM (UMR 8179), IESEG School of Management)

  • Nicolas Peypoch

    (University of Perpignan, LAMPS)

Abstract

Generalizing earlier approximation results, we establish exact relations between the Luenberger productivity indicator and the Malmquist productivity index under rather mild assumptions. Furthermore, we show that similar exact relations can be established between the Luenberger-Hicks-Moorsteen indicator and the Hicks-Moorsteen index.

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  • Walter Briec & Kristiaan Kerstens & Nicolas Peypoch, 2009. "Exact Relations between Four De?nitions of Productivity Indices and Indicators," Working Papers 2009-ECO-07, IESEG School of Management.
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    Keywords

    Malmquist and Hicks-Moorsteen productivity indices; Luenberger and Luenberger Hicks-Moorsteen productivity indicators; approximate relation; exact relation;

    JEL classification:

    • C43 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Index Numbers and Aggregation
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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