Inefficiency in the German Mechanical Engineering Sector 949 Discussion Papers

  • Alexander Schiersch
  • Published 2009
This paper aims to examine the relative efficiency of German engineering firms using a sample of roughly 23,000 observations between 1995 and 2004. As these firms had been successful in the examination period in terms of outputand export-growth, it is expected that a majority of firms is operating quite efficiently and that the density of efficiency scores… CONTINUE READING