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Evolución de la Eficiencia Productiva de una empresa privatizada: El Caso del Grupo Telefónica de España
[Productive Efficiency in Telefonica]


  • Massón-Guerra, José Luis


Este trabajo trata de comprobar si la eficiencia productiva del Grupo Telefónica S.A. de España ha mejorado luego de ser privatizada. Se ha utilizado este caso por ser una empresa representativa en la industria de las telecomunicaciones globales. La evidencia empírica indica que las empresas de este sector y que fueron públicas, suelen presentar índices de productividad más altos cuando pasan a ser privadas, en un contexto de competencia y liberalización. Esta investigación busca demostrar si esta afirmación se cumple en este caso. Para este fin, se hace un análisis que cubre dos décadas, utilizando la técnica de evaluación y comparación de períodos previos y posteriores a la privatización. Se utilizan los indicadores de Productividad Global (IPG), Productividad Parcial del Trabajo (IPAT) y del Capital (IPAC), además de los indicadores financieros ROA, ROE, ROI y margen de explotación. Los resultados sugieren que el Grupo Telefónica, luego de su privatización, ha seguido un patrón similar al de sus pares de otros países, al mostrar aumentos en sus índices de productividad y en algunos de los índi-ces financieros. Este documento describe además, las principales aportaciones teóricas y empíricas de la eficiencia productiva de empresas de telecomunicaciones privatizadas en todo el mundo.

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  • Massón-Guerra, José Luis, 2007. "Evolución de la Eficiencia Productiva de una empresa privatizada: El Caso del Grupo Telefónica de España
    [Productive Efficiency in Telefonica]
    ," MPRA Paper 13463, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:13463

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    Eficiencia ; Privatización; Productividad; Telecomunicaciones; TFP;

    JEL classification:

    • L96 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Telecommunications
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • P42 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Productive Enterprises; Factor and Product Markets; Prices
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • P23 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Factor and Product Markets; Industry Studies; Population


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