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The Econometric Approach to Efficiency Analysis

William H. Greene

in The Measurement of Productive Efficiency and Productivity Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195183528
eISBN:
9780199870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183528.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides an overview of techniques for econometric analysis of technical (production) and economic (cost) efficiency. The stochastic frontier model of Aigner, Lovell, and Schmidt (1977) ... More


Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on US Agricultural Productivity: Evidence and Projection

Sun Ling Wang, Eldon Wall, Richard Nehring, Ryan Williams, and Truong Chau

in Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Under climate change, the average daily temperature and frequency of extreme weather are expected to increase in the United States. We employ a stochastic frontier approach to examine how these ... More


Targeting investments to link farmers to markets: a framework for capturing the heterogeneity of smallholder farmers

Maximo Torero

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to develop a framework that can capture smallholder heterogeneity and therefore identify and prioritise the types of institutions and infrastructure that would help link ... More


Allocative and Technical Inefficiency in Sudanese Islamic Banks: An Empirical Investigation

Abd Elrhman Elzahi Saaid

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the allocative and technical inefficiency of the Sudanese Islamic banks through the stochastic frontier approach. While the studies of efficiency using frontier approaches were ... More


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