DEA Conceptual Exposition and Literature Review

  • Bo LuEmail author
  • Shouyang Wang


Efficiency is a fundamental concept in the field of economics and has been variously defined in different textbooks. The concept is basically concerned with the economic use of resources (inputs) for production. Given the limited and finite nature of resources available to every productive process, the importance of studying efficiency is self-evident.


Data Envelopment Analysis Data Envelopment Analysis Model Decision Make Unit Production Frontier Container Terminal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of DalianDalianChina
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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