- W. W. CooperAffiliated withRed McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
- , C. A. K. LovellAffiliated withCEPA, School of Economics, University of Queensland Email author
We discuss four frequently overlapping developments in the brief history of efficiency analysis. The developments involve modes of invention, graduate students, international travel, and influential but under-appreciated scholars. We suggest lessons to be learned from each.
KeywordsEfficiency SFA DEA
JEL ClassificationB16 C00 D24
- History lessons
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Journal of Productivity Analysis
Volume 36, Issue 2 , pp 193-200
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