Frontier Analysis

Woltjer, P., 8-Dec-2018, An Economist's Guide to Economic History. Blum, M. & Colvin, C. (eds.). London: Palgrave MacMillan, p. 417-424 8 p. (Palgrave Studies in Economic History).

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A great deal of research in economics and business is devoted to the study of efficiency of individuals, organisations or entire economies. This chapter introduces a family of innovative techniques that help in the analysis of efficiencies by comparing inputs and outputs to estimate an efficiency frontier. A series of examples in macroeconomics and microeconomics illustrate two common areas of application.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAn Economist's Guide to Economic History
EditorsMatthias Blum, Christopher Colvin
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-96568-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-96567-3
Publication statusPublished - 8-Dec-2018

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NamePalgrave Studies in Economic History
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan


  • Economic History, Frontier Analysis, Data Envelopment Analysis, Stochastic Modeling, Productivity, Economic Growth

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