Data Envelopment Analysis: Theory and Techniques for Economics and Operations Research

Data Envelopment Analysis: Theory and Techniques for Economics and Operations Research

by Subhash C. Ray

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107405264
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and overview; 2. Productivity, efficiency, and data envelopment analysis; 3. Variable returns to scale: separating technical and scale efficiencies; 4. Extensions to the basic DEA models; 5. Non-radial models and Pareto-Koopmans measures of technical efficiency; 6. Efficiency measurement without convexity assumption: free disposal hull analysis; 7. Dealing with slacks: assurance region/cone ratio analysis, weak disposability, and congestion; 8. Efficiency of merger and break up of firms; 9. Efficiency analysis with market prices; 10. Nonparametric approaches to production analysis; 11. Measuring total factor productivity change over time; 12. Stochastic approaches to data envelopment analysis; 13. Looking ahead.

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