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Title: Inferring scope economies from the input distance function
Authors: Färe, Rolf
Karagiannis, Giannis
Type: Article
Subjects: FRASCATI::Social sciences::Economics and Business
Keywords: Scope economies
Input distance function
Issue Date: Nov-2018
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Economics Letters
Volume: 172
First Page: 40
Last Page: 42
Abstract: We show that a necessary and sufficient condition for scope economies is that the technical efficiency of the joint production process to be less than or equal to the weighted sum of the technical efficiencies of the individual activities.
ISSN: 0165-1765
Other Identifiers: 10.1016/j.econlet.2018.07.037
Appears in Collections:Department of Economics

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