Advanced Robust and Nonparametric Methods in Efficiency Analysis

Methodology and Applications

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ISBN: 978-0-387-35155-1 (Print) 978-0-387-35231-2 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 1-9

      Introduction

  3. Methodology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 12-12

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      Chapter

      Pages 13-42

      The Measurement of Efficiency

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      Chapter

      Pages 43-64

      Statistical Inference in Nonparametric Frontier Estimation

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-94

      Nonparametric Robust Estimators: Partial Frontiers

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-132

      Conditional Measures Of Efficiency

  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 134-134

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-165

      Economies of Scale, Scope and Experience in the Italian Motor-Vehicle Sector

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-192

      Age, Scale and Concentration Effects in a Public Research System

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-216

      Exploring the Effects of Manager Tenure, Fund Age and their Interaction

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      Chapter

      Pages 217-219

      Conclusions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 221-248