Essid, Hédi and Ouellette, Pierre and Vigeant, Stéphane (2007): Measuring efficiency of Tunisian schools in the presence of quasi-fixed inputs: A bootstrap data envelopment analysis approach.
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The objective of this paper is to measure the efficiency of high schools in Tunisia. We use a statistical Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)-bootstrap approach with quasi-fixed inputs to estimate the precision of our measure. To do so, we developed a statistical model serving as the foundation of the Data Generation Process (DGP). The DGP is constructed such that we can implement both smooth homogeneous and heterogeneous bootstrap methods. Bootstrap simulations were used to estimate and correct the bias, and to construct confidence intervals for the efficiency measures. The simulation results show that the efficiency measures are subject to sampling variations. The adjusted measure reveals that high schools with residence services would have to give up less than 12.1 percent of their resources on average to be efficient.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Measuring efficiency of Tunisian schools in the presence of quasi-fixed inputs: A bootstrap data envelopment analysis approach|
|Keywords:||Educational economics; Efficiency; Productivity; Data Envelopment Analysis; Bootstrap; Quasi-fixed inputs|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D2 - Production and Organizations
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions
|Depositing User:||Stéphane Vigeant|
|Date Deposited:||01. Apr 2009 04:34|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:05|
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