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Data Envelopment Analysis : Theory, Methodology and Application :  Theory, Methodology and Application - Abraham Charnes

Data Envelopment Analysis : Theory, Methodology and Application

Theory, Methodology and Application

By: Abraham Charnes (Editor), William W. Cooper (Editor), Arie Y. Lewin (Editor), Lawrence M. Seiford (Editor)

Hardcover Published: July 1995
ISBN: 9780792394792
Number Of Pages: 513

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This book establishes a reference source for DEA that accomplishes the following seven objectives: Motivates DEA as a new approach to organizing and analyzing data beyond its origin in efficiency analyses; Presents an integrated framework, and standardized notation for understanding basic DEA models and their extension; Develops a deeper understanding of computational issues involved in solving various DEA formulations; Provides insights into the DEA process, its usage and interpretations; Highlights the range of potential uses of DEA through examples of novel applications; Provides an updated comprehensive bibliography; Facilitates the diffusion of DEA by making Chapters 1--4 and 21 available for inclusion in operations research, econometric and statistic textbooks under normal provisions which maintain original copyright status.

Introductionp. 3
Basic DEA Modelsp. 23
Extensions to DEA Modelsp. 49
Computational Aspects of DEAp. 63
DEA Software Packagesp. 89
Evaluating the Impacts of Operating Strategies on Efficiency in the U.S. Airline Industryp. 97
Analyzing Technical and Allocative Efficiency of Hospitalsp. 129
A Multiperiod Analysis of Market Segments and Brand Efficiency in the Competitive Carbonated Beverage Industryp. 145
Exploring Why Some Physicians' Hospital Practices Are More Efficient: Taking DEA Inside the Hospitalp. 167
On the Measurement and Monitoring of Relative Efficiency of Highway Maintenance Patrolsp. 195
Strategic Leaders in the U.S. Brewing Industry: A Longitudinal Analysis of Outliersp. 211
A Spatial Efficiency Framework for the Support of Locational Decisionp. 235
Productivity Developments in Swedish Hospitals: A Malmquist Output Index Approachp. 253
Ownership Type, Property Rights, and Relative Efficiencyp. 273
A Comparative Analysis of Ferry Transport in Norwayp. 285
Incorporating Standards Via DEAp. 313
Stratified Models of Education Production Using Modified DEA and Regression Analysisp. 329
The Problem of New and Disappearing Commodities in the Construction of Price Indexesp. 353
Evaluating the Relative Efficiency of Baseball Playersp. 369
Sensitivity Analysis of Efficiency Measures with Applications to Kansas Farming and Illinois Coal Miningp. 393
The DEA Process, Usages, and Interpretationsp. 425
A DEA Bibliography (1978-1992)p. 437
Notes about Authorsp. 471
List of Conference Participantsp. 481
Referencesp. 489
Indexp. 509
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ISBN: 9780792394792
ISBN-10: 0792394798
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 513
Published: July 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.87
Weight (kg): 0.92

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