The Case of Vehicle Inspection Services

  title={The Case of Vehicle Inspection Services},
  author={Francesc Trillas and Daniel Montolio and N{\'e}stor Duch},
Measuring productive efficiency provides information on the likely effects of regulatory reform. We present a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) of a sample of 38 vehicle inspection units under a concession regime, between the years 2000 and 2004. The differences in efficiency scores show the potential technical efficiency benefit of introducing some form of incentive regulation or of progressing towards liberalization. We also compute scale efficiency scores, showing that only units in… CONTINUE READING