Tzeremes, Nickolaos and Halkos, George (2010): A DEA approach for measuring university departments’ efficiency.
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This paper uses Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in order to determine the performance levels of 16 departments of a public owned university. Particularly, the constant returns to scale (CRS) and variable returns to scale (VRS) models have been applied alongside with bootstrap techniques in order to determine accurate performance estimates. The study illustrates how the recent developments in efficiency analysis and statistical inference can be applied when evaluating institutional performance issues. The results reveal the existence of misallocation of resources or/and inefficient application of departments’ policy development.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A DEA approach for measuring university departments’ efficiency|
|Keywords:||Departments’ efficiency; Data Envelopment Analysis; Bootstrap techniques; Kernel density estimation|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I20 - General
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I23 - Higher Education Research Institutions
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C67 - Input-Output Models
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C60 - General
|Depositing User:||Nickolaos Tzeremes|
|Date Deposited:||21. Jul 2010 14:26|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 10:32|
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