Radial and non-radial decompositions of profit change : an application *

  title={Radial and non-radial decompositions of profit change : an application *},
  author={Biresh K. Sahoo},
Grifell-Tatje and Lovell (1999) made a contribution to the literature by decomposing profit change in extended radial DEA framework into six mutually exclusive components. Their approach appears to suffer from two shortcomings. First, radial models do not achieve full efficiency when slacks are present, and therefore, the contributions of each of these components are grossly underestimated. Second, evaluations of these components, using base-period prices as weights, can be potentially… CONTINUE READING


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