Performance evaluation when non-discretionary factors correlate with technical efficiency

  • John Ruggiero
  • Published 2004 in European Journal of Operational Research


The current data envelopment analysis (DEA) literature on non-discretionary inputs ignores the possibility that efficiency may be correlated with the non-discretionary factors. This paper extends the literature by analyzing the effects that such correlation has. It will be shown that if the true technical efficiency is negatively correlated with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0377-2217(03)00403-X


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