Search for dissertations about: "DEA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word DEA.

  1. 1. Essays on Efficiency Measurement and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Author : Constantin Belu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Development; Data Envelopment Analysis; DEA; Strategic CSR; System-GMM; Information Technology; Technical Efficiency; Stochastic Frontier Analysis; SFA; Panel Data; Technical Efficiency; Vintage; Putty-Clay; Best-Practice;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Ranking corporations based on sustainable and socially responsible practices. A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach This study ranks publicly listed corporations based on social and environmental (i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Four Essays on Technology, Productivity and Environment

    Author : Jan Larsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; BAT; DEA; Dynamic factor demand; Efficiency; Emission; Environmental regulation; Multiproduct symmetric generalized McFadden cost function; Malmquist index; Mexico; NAFTA; Norwegian manufacturing; Productivity; Trade liberalisation;

    Abstract : The main subject of this thesis is the relationship between economic growth and environmental effects when the interaction between firms' behaviour and regulations are taken into account. In the first three papers I discuss different aspects of the relationship between regulations and environmental effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Testing for Rationality, Separability and Efficiency

    Author : Per Hjertstrand; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Revealed preference; Regional convergence; Rationality; Nonparametric; NONPAR test; LP test; GARP; Efficiency; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; Afriat’s Theorem; Bootstrap; Swofford and Whitney test; Weak separability;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to propose, evaluate and apply test procedures for rationality, weak separability and efficiency. In particular, it focuses on nonparametric revealed preference procedures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measuring Efficiency in the Swedish Health Care Sector – Levels, Trade-offs and Determinants

    Author : Nils Janlöv; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality; Efficiency measurement; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; Stochastic Frontier Analysis SFA ; Health Care; Health districts; Elderly Care;

    Abstract : This thesis measures cost efficiency in the production of health care and social services in Sweden. The object of analysis is not provider efficiency, but instead the relative efficiency of political organizations or different contractual arrangements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on total factor productivity (TFP)

    Author : Pontus Mattsson; Jonas Månsson; Lars Behrenz; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conditional difference-in-difference cDID ; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; District courts; Malmquist index; subsidized employment; Total factor productivity TFP ; Törnqvist TFP index; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two self-contained empirical essays. Essay I investigates the impact of labor subsidies on TFP, and profit per employee is included as a second outcome. Coarsened exact matching (CEM) is performed on the key variables. After matching, a difference-in-difference (DID) model is applied. READ MORE