Analysis of Fishery Production Efficiency Based on the Three-Stage DEA
In this paper, we consider empirical studies on fishery production efficiency of the Zhoushan new district based on data envelope analysis (DEA) model of three–stage. The results show that environment variables and random factors do have an effect on fishery production of Zhoushan. The increase of urbanization level and the average year of population education are the favorable factors to improve fishery production; fishermen per capita income and fishery subsidies provided by the government are the adverse factors in the improvement of fishery production efficiency. After eliminating the influence of environment variables and random factors, we get a relatively real efficiency of fishery production in Zhoushan.
KeywordsThree-stage DEA Fishery production Scale efficiency
This work is supported by Open Foundation from Ocean Fishery Science in the Most Important Subjects of Zhejiang (No.20100110), the Foundation of Chinese Natural Science (Y12F020080), the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province (LQ12A01017), and the project Y201016192 of Education Department of Zhejiang Province.
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