The hybrid returns-to-scale model and its extension by production trade-offs: an application to the efficiency assessment of public universities in Malaysia
作者: Victor V. PodinovskiWan Rohaida Wan Husain
作者单位: 1University of Warwick
2International Islamic University Malaysia
刊名: Annals of Operations Research, 2017, Vol.250 (1), pp.65-84
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10479-015-1854-0
关键词: Data envelopment analysisHybrid returns to scaleProduction trade-offsWeight restrictionsHigher educationMalaysia
英文摘要: Most applications of data envelopment analysis (DEA) employ standard constant or variable returns-to-scale models. In this paper we suggest that these models may sometimes underutilize our knowledge of the underlying production process. For example, in the context of higher education considered in the reported application, individual universities often maintain a certain student-to-staff ratio which points that there should be an approximately proportional relationship between students and staff, at least in the medium to long run. A different example is an observation that the teaching of postgraduate students generally requires more resources than the teaching of the same number of undergraduate students. In order to incorporate such information in a DEA model, we propose a novel...
原始语种摘要: Most applications of data envelopment analysis (DEA) employ standard constant or variable returns-to-scale models. In this paper we suggest that these models may sometimes underutilize our knowledge of the underlying production process. For example, in the context of higher education considered in the reported application, individual universities often maintain a certain student-to-staff ratio which points that there should be an approximately proportional relationship between students and staff, at least in the medium to long run. A different example is an observation that the teaching of postgraduate students generally requires more resources than the teaching of the same number of undergraduate students. In order to incorporate such information in a DEA model, we propose a novel...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • returns 返回粉末
  • Malaysia 马来西亚
  • trade 买卖
  • envelopment 包裹物
  • production 生产
  • DEA Data Encryption Algorithm
  • efficiency 效率
  • model 模型
  • scale 度盘
  • approach