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Author Sengupta, Jatikumar.

Title Efficiency models in data envelopment analysis : techniques of evaluation of productivity of firms in a growing economy / by Jati Sengupta and Biresh Sahoo
Published Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006


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Description xiv, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Productivity and efficiency analysis -- 2. Cost efficiency in models of data envelopment analysis -- 3. R&D spending and efficiency in computer and pharmaceutical industries -- 4. Comparison of various efficiency measures : an application to banks in India -- 5. Scale, scope, and capacity utilization in the Indian banking industry -- 6. Scale elasticity and congestion in the banking industry of India -- 7. Examining performance variations of (life) insurance and iron industries of India
Summary "This volume discusses the latest techniques and their economic applications for modern industries like computer, pharmaceutical, banking and other manufacturing. These industries are most important for a growing economy. Both econometric and mathematical programming techniques are analyzed so as to develop a synthetic approach. The industrial applications emphasize the various aspects of R&D spending, advertisement expenditure and imperfect market structures."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Industrial productivity -- Measurement -- Mathematical models.
Industrial efficiency -- Mathematical models.
Author Sahoo, Biresh, 1971-
LC no. 2006046250
ISBN 0230018866 cloth