Gitto, Simone and Mancuso, Paolo (2009): Productivity change in Italian airports.
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This paper examines the total factor productivity of 28 Italian airports during 2000–2006 using non-parametric estimation methods. Moreover, non-parametric inference and hypothesis test on the Malmquist index and its two main components, efficiency and technological change, have been carried out. All the airports have been characterized by technological regress and only a minority of airports experienced an increase in productivity lead by the improvement of efficiency.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Productivity change in Italian airports|
|Keywords:||Airport efficiency; bootstrap; Malmquist index; DEA|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L93 - Air Transportation
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations > D24 - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
|Depositing User:||SIMONE GITTO|
|Date Deposited:||31. Oct 2011 23:48|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 08:15|
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