Foundations of data envelopment analysis for Pareto-Koopmans efficient empirical production functions

@article{Charnes1985FoundationsOD,
  title={Foundations of data envelopment analysis for Pareto-Koopmans efficient empirical production functions},
  author={Abraham Charnes and William W. Cooper and Boaz Golany and Lawrence M. Seiford and Joel David Stutz},
  journal={Journal of Econometrics},
  year={1985},
  volume={30},
  pages={91-107}
}
Differential Characteristics of Efficient Frontiers in Data Envelopment Analysis
TLDR
This paper invoked the theorem of the directional derivative of the optimal value function and showed how this can be used to define and calculate the required elasticities without any simplifying assumptions, allowing to extend the known elasticity measures and introduce new ones to the entire efficient frontier in one single development.
Data Envelopment Analysis on a Relaxed Set of Assumptions
Data Envelopment Analysis is a procedure for evaluation of the relative efficiency of units in a production system. DEA involves construction of composite units as convex combinations of other units'
Determining rates of change in data envelopment analysis
This paper presents a general method for determining rates of change of outputs with respect to inputs along efficient facets of the Pareto-optimal frontier common to several empirical production
Data Envelopment Analysis: Theory and Techniques for Economics and Operations Research
  • S. Ray
  • Economics, Sociology
  • 2004
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
Estimating and decomposing overall inefficiency by determining the least distance to the strongly efficient frontier in data envelopment analysis
TLDR
A new method to measure economic inefficiency of decision making units based on the calculation of the least distance to the Pareto-efficient frontier in data envelopment analysis is proposed.
EXPUCIT CONSTRUCTION AND ANALYSIS OF SOME EFFICIENT EMPIRICAL PRODUCTION FUNCTIONS
In contrast to classical econometric work which only tests data for consistency with a special class of production functions, new theory and explicit construction by Data Envelopment Analysis of the
Determining rates of change in data envelopment
This paper presents a general method for determining rates of change of outputs with respect to inputs along efficient facets of the Pareto-optimal frontier common to several empirical production
Mining Nonparametric Frontiers
TLDR
This chapter deals with the extension of data envelopment analysis to the general problem of mining oriented outliers and claims new application domains for DEA by releasing it from these moorings.
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 26 REFERENCES
Evaluating Program and Managerial Efficiency: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to Program Follow Through
TLDR
A model for measuring the efficiency of Decision Making Units =DMU's is presented, along with related methods of implementation and interpretation, and suggests the additional possibility of new approaches obtained from PFT-NFT combinations which may be superior to either of them alone.
Some Models for Estimating Technical and Scale Inefficiencies in Data Envelopment Analysis
In management contexts, mathematical programming is usually used to evaluate a collection of possible alternative courses of action en route to selecting one which is best. In this capacity,
Cost and production functions
1. The Process Production Function.- 2. Heuristic Principle of Minimum Costs.- 3. The Producer's Minimum Cost Function.- 4. Dual Determination of Production Function From Cost Function.- 5. Geometric
...
...