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Title: Technology Gap, Efficiency, and a Stochastic Metafrontier Function
Contributor(s): Battese, George Edward  (author); Rao, Dodla Sai (author)
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstract: This paper considers a stochastic metafrontier function to investigate the technical efficiencies of firms in different groups that may not have the same technology. A decomposition of output is presented involving the technology gap and technical efficiency ratios for firms in a group relative to the best practice in the industry.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: International Journal of Business and Economics, 1(2), p. 87-93
Publisher: Feng Chia University
Place of Publication: Taichung, Taiwan
ISSN: 1607-0704
Field of Research (FOR): 140302 Econometric and Statistical Methods
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 910204 Industry Costs and Structure
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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