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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


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


Dynamic Structure of Production and Productivity Change

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The concept of efficiency involves measuring the current practice against the maximum potential for a given technology. This chapter addresses the intertemporal measurement of economic growth and ... More


Econometric Approaches

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Econometric approaches provide another avenue to implementing the frameworks and concepts of dynamic efficiency and productivity measurement. This chapter addresses both structural and reduced-form ... More


Nonparametric Approaches

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

in Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter focuses on the nonparametric data envelopment analysis (DEA) framework of structural linear programming models underlying the estimation of efficiency. The nonparametric approach to ... More


Dynamic Efficiency and Productivity Measurement

Elvira Silva, Spiro E. Stefanou, and Alfons Oude Lansink

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190919474
eISBN:
9780197537176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919474.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book takes on a systematic treatment of dynamic decision making and performance measurement. The analytical foundations of the dynamic production technology are introduced and developed in detail ... More


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