Estimating and bootstrapping Malmquist indices

  title={Estimating and bootstrapping Malmquist indices},
  author={L{\'e}opold Simar and Paul W. Wilson},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
This paper develops a consistent bootstrap estimation procedure for obtaining con®dence intervals for Malmquist indices of productivity and their decompositions. Although the exposition is in terms of input-oriented indices, the techniques can be trivially extended to the output orientation. The bootstrap methodology is an extension of earlier work described in Simar and Wilson (Simar, L., Wilson, P.W., 1998, Management Science). Some empirical examples are also given, using data on Swedish… CONTINUE READING
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