Current developments in productivity and efficiency measurement

J. Dorfman, G.M. Koop

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This collection presents a cross-section of papers addressing new advances in the field of productivity and efficiency measurement. The specific topics covered in this volume focus on several major issues: productivity and efficiency measurement in the presence of undesirable outputs; new and alternative measures of productivity and efficiency; new econometric approaches designed to produce better estimates; and evaluation of different estimators and the statistical precision of those estimators. The hope is that this volume will serve as a well-rounded introduction to this field and as a useful guide of where the latest research in this field is heading.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-240
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Econometrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • efficiency measurement
  • productivity measurement
  • econometrics
  • statistics


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