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Productivity Changes in Swedish Pharamacies 1980–1989: A Non-Parametric Malmquist Approach

  • R. Färe
  • S. Grosskopf
  • B. Lindgren
  • P. Roos
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Abstract

In this article we develop a non-parametric (linear programming) approach for calculation of a Malmquist (input based) productivity index. The method is applied to the case of Swedish pharmacies.

Keywords

Total Factor Productivity Productivity Index Productivity Change Total Factor Productivity Growth Technical Inefficiency 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Färe
    • 1
  • S. Grosskopf
    • 1
  • B. Lindgren
    • 2
  • P. Roos
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsSouthern Illinois UnviersityCarbondaleUS
  2. 2.The Swedish Institute for Health EconomicsLundSweden

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