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Production Frontiers - Rolf Fare

Hardcover Published: 28th January 1994
ISBN: 9780521420334
Number Of Pages: 316

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This book presents a mathematical programming approach to the analysis of production frontiers and efficiency measurement. Using linear programming techniques, the authors construct a variety of production frontiers, and develop a model of efficient producer behavior and a taxonomy of possible types of departure from efficiency in various environments. This book provides a unique study in applied production analysis, and will be of interest to scholars and students of economics and operations research, and analysts in business and government.

"The book as a whole is cleanly executed and well written...I highly recommend the book as the basic reference on the mathematical-programming approach to the analysis of production frontiers." Journal of Economic Literature

Introduction
Production technology
Input-based efficiency measurement
Output-based efficiency measurement
Indirect input-based efficiency measurement
Indirect output-based efficiency measurement
The measurement of price efficiency
Graph efficiency measurement
Efficiency measurement and productivity measurement
Topics in efficiency measurement
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ISBN: 9780521420334
ISBN-10: 0521420334
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 28th January 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.64