Measuring inefficiency in the Norwegian bus industry using multi-directional efficiency analysis

@article{Holvad2004MeasuringII,
  title={Measuring inefficiency in the Norwegian bus industry using multi-directional efficiency analysis},
  author={Torben Holvad and Jens Leth Hougaard and Dorte Kronborg and Hans Kurt Kvist},
  journal={Transportation},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={349-369}
}
This paper deals with methods of measuring and analyzing efficiency in the transport industry. The aim of the paper is to introduce and demonstrate the advantages of Multi-directional Efficiency Analysis (MEA) in the case of cost data with limited substitution possibilities. For this purpose we reconsider the Norwegian bus data that has previously been analyzed using econometric models and Data Envelopment Analysis; Jørgensenet al. (1995, 1997) and Odeck and Alkadi (2001). It is shown how… CONTINUE READING

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