2008

Production Economics

Integrating the Microeconomic and Engineering Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-3-540-75750-4 (Print) 978-3-540-75751-1 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXVI

  2. Overview

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      Pages 1-15

      Overview

  3. Microeconomic Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-33

      Production Functions

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      Pages 35-51

      Formal Description of Technology

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      Pages 53-70

      Nonparametric Models of Technology

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      Pages 71-96

      Cost Function

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      Pages 97-108

      Indirect Production Function

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      Pages 109-123

      Distance Functions

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      Pages 125-145

      Nonconvex Models of Technology

  4. Efficiency Measurement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-165

      Efficiency Analysis

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      Pages 167-190

      The Two-Dimensional Projection

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      Pages 191-206

      Multi-Stage Efficiency Analysis

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      Pages 207-220

      Efficiency Analysis of Warehouse and Distribution Operations

  5. Productivity and Performance Measurement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Pages 223-240

      Index Numbers

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      Pages 241-255

      Productivity Measurement

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      Pages 257-270

      Performance Measurement

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      Pages 271-291

      Economic Analysis

  6. Engineering Models of Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Pages 295-307

      Index-Based Dynamic Production Functions

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      Pages 309-336

      Distribution-Based Dynamic Production Functions

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      Pages 337-371

      Dynamic Production Function Approximations

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      Pages 373-389

      A Stochastic Input-Output Model

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