Bert M. Balk

RSM Erasmus University

Professor emeritus

Burg Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

http://www.rsm.nl/bbalk

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Measuring Productivity Change Without Neoclassical Assumptions: A Conceptual Analysis

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2008-077-MKT
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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producer, profit, profitability, productivity, decomposition, capital, index number theory, HF5686.P86

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The Residual: On Monitoring and Benchmarking Firms, Industries, and Economies with Respect to Productivity

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
Downloads 158 (217,697)
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Producer behavior, profitability, total factor productivity, decomposition, firm level data, index number theory

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The Dynamics of Productivity Change: A Review of the Bottom-Up Approach

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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Producer, productivity, aggregation, decomposition, shift-share analysis, bottom-up approach, index number theory.

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Empirical Productivity Indices and Indicators

The Oxford Handbook of Productivity Analysis, Chapter 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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Production; Profit, Profitability; Productivity; Decomposition; Accounting; Index; Indicator.

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Aggregation Methods in International Comparisons

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Feb 2003
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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international comparison, purchasing power parity, index number theory

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An Evaluation of Cross-Efficiency Methods, Applied to Measuring Warehouse Performance

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
RSM Erasmus University, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Technology and Operations Management, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Cross-efficiency methods, warehouse efficiency, automation investment

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Introduction to Price and Productivity Measurement for Housing

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 09-5
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
RSM Erasmus University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Alberta - School of Business
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Durable goods, Consumer Price Index, Cost of Living Index, Owner-occupied Housing, depreciation, hedonic regression models, rental equivalence approach, acquisitions approach, user cost approach, payments approach, maintenance and repair, renovations expenditures

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Profit-Oriented Productivity Change: A Comment

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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Total factor productivity, indicator, decomposition, Bennet, Luenberger

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The Many Decompositions of Total Factor Productivity Change

ERIM Report Series Paper
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Bert M. Balk and José L. Zofío
RSM Erasmus University and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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Total Factor Productivity, Index, Decomposition, Malmquist, Moorsteen, Bjurek, Fisher, Törnqvist

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Dissecting Aggregate Output and Labour Productivity Change

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2011-023-MKT
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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productivity, aggregation, index number theory, profit, profitability, producer

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A Total Factor Productivity Toolbox for MATLAB

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2019
Bert M. Balk, Javier Barbero and José L. Zofío
RSM Erasmus University, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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[comma seTotal factor productivity, Malmquist, Moorsteen-Bjurek, Fisher, Törnqvist, dis- tance function, data envelopment analysis, MATLABparated]

12.

The Decompositions of Cost Variation

ERIM Report Series Reference
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 May 2019
Bert M. Balk and José L. Zofío
RSM Erasmus University and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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cost variation, decomposition, efficiency change, technological change, index number theory

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An Assumption-Free Framework for Measuring Productivity Change

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 56, Issue s1, pp. S224-S256, June 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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Measuring and Decomposing Capital Input Cost

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 490-512, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jul 2011
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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Various Approaches to the Aggregation of Economic Productivity Indices

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 445-463, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Bert M. Balk
RSM Erasmus University
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