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Malmquist Productivity Index

Efficiency Change over Time

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Abstract

The Malmquist index (MI) evaluates the efficiency change over time. In the non-parametric framework, it is measured as the product of catch-up (or recovery) and frontier-shift (or innovation) terms, both coming from the DEA technologies. We introduce three different approaches for measuring the Malmquist index along with scale efficiency related subjects.

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  • Malmquist index
  • catch-up
  • recovery
  • frontier-shift
  • innovation
  • radial
  • non-radial
  • slacks-based measure
  • oriented
  • non-oriented

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Tone, K. (2004). Malmquist Productivity Index. In: Cooper, W.W., Seiford, L.M., Zhu, J. (eds) Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, vol 71. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-7798-X_8

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