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Comparación de la Eficiencia Técnica de los Sectores Productivos Regionales: 1980-1995"

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The aim of this article is to estimate the technical efficiency of the productive regional sectors and explore the influence of the infrastructure endowments in this analysis. To do this, we used the non parametric approach of DEA to compute Malmquist productivity indexes that allow us to descompose productivity growth into efficiency change and technical progress. Our results suggest that productive infrastructure allows to obtain gains in pure and scale technical efficiency that have contributed to productivity in growth in the Spanish economy over the period 1980-1995.

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  • Mª Jesús Delgado Rodríguez & Inmaculada Álvarez Ayuso, 2003. "Comparación de la Eficiencia Técnica de los Sectores Productivos Regionales: 1980-1995"," Documentos de Trabajo del ICAE 0305, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico.
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    Keywords

    Eficiencia Técnica; Infraestructuras productivas; Índice de Malmquist; Análisis de envolvente de datos;

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    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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