Scale Economies of Retailing at Store Level: Production Function Approach versus Statistical Cost Approach

@article{Zhuang2006ScaleEO,
  title={Scale Economies of Retailing at Store Level: Production Function Approach versus Statistical Cost Approach},
  author={Guijun Zhuang and N Herndon and Nan Zhou},
  journal={2006 International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={569-574}
}
The purpose of this paper is to test the research proposition that the inconsistent findings existing in the literature on scale economies of retailing at store level are caused by the different approaches adopted. To do this, two approaches, the production function approach and the statistical cost approach, are used to analyze the same set of data. As… CONTINUE READING