Softcover version of the second edition Hardcover.
Incorporates a new author, Dr. Chris O'Donnell, who brings considerable expertise to the project in the area of performance measurement.
Numerous topics are being added and more applications using real data, as well as exercises at the end of the chapters.
Data sets, computer codes and software will be available for download from the web to accompany the volume.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 349
Weight: 1150 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2005
From the reviews of the second edition:
"The authors introduce the four major methods economists use to analyze efficiency and productivity: econometric estimation of average response, index numbers, data envelopment analysis (DEA), and stochastic frontier analysis. They intend the book primarily as a text for students in economics and also for students in other disciplines, such as business administration. ... On the whole, I rate the book as excellent ... ." (Jamshed A. Modi, Interfaces, Vol. 37 (2), 2007)
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