Advances in Data Envelopment Analysis by Rolf Fare, Shawna Grosskopf, Dimitris Margaritis

By Rolf Fare, Shawna Grosskopf, Dimitris Margaritis

Information Envelopment research (DEA) is usually ignored in empirical paintings similar to diagnostic assessments to figure out even if the knowledge conform with know-how which, in flip, is necessary in settling on technical switch, or discovering which varieties of DEA versions enable info adjustments, together with facing ordinal data.

Advances in facts Envelopment Analysis specializes in either theoretical advancements and their purposes into the dimension of effective potency and productiveness progress, reminiscent of its program to the modelling of time substitution, i.e. the matter of the way to allocate assets over the years, and estimating the "value" of a call Making Unit (DMU).

Readership: complicated postgraduate scholars and researchers in operations learn and economics with a selected curiosity in creation idea and operations administration.

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N z k ykm ym , m = 1, . . 4) k=1 K k=1 K z k bkj = b j , j = 1, . . , J k=1 zk 0, k = 1, . . , K . This model has j = 1, . . , J additional constraints added to the usual input and output constraints. Here these additional constraints are strict equalities (rather than inequalities) which imposes weak rather than strong disposability of good and bad outputs. Färe and Grosskopf (2004) introduced the following two conditions on the undesirable output data to accommodate null jointness: K J bkj > 0, (v) k=1 j = 1, .

And Margaritis, D. Thus the price of the virtual DMU 3 is one unit higher than its original price q3 = 1 · 5 − 1 · 2 − 1 · 2 = 1. 44) DMU 3 becomes worth one more unit when it becomes efficient.

Y1M ··· yk M ··· yK M In the DEA world, for each DMU there is a given nonnegative intensity variable z k 0, k = 1, . . , K or z ∈ +K . If these are restricted only to be nonnegative, the resulting DEA technology will exhibit CRS (constant returns to scale). 19) or in terms of inequalities4 K T = (x, y) : z k x kn xn , n = 1, . . , N, z k ykm ym , m = 1, . . 20) k=1 K k=1 zk 0, k = 1, . . , K . Dual to input quantities are input prices and dual to output quantities are output prices.

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