Resource Misallocation and Mark-Up Ratios: An Alternative Estimation Technique for Harberger Triangles

Posted: 1 May 2010

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Mathijs A. Van Dijk

Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management; Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

Peter A. G. van Bergeijk

Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS)

Date Written: January 1, 1997

Abstract

Roeger's method (Roeger, 1995), which analyses the relationship between primal and dual productivity measures, can also be used to directly estimate from readily available data the static welfare loss due to a suboptimal allocation of the factors of production.

Keywords: Price mark-up, Allocative efficiency

JEL Classification: D61, L60, L70, L80, L90

Suggested Citation

Van Dijk, Mathijs A. and van Bergeijk, Peter A.G., Resource Misallocation and Mark-Up Ratios: An Alternative Estimation Technique for Harberger Triangles (January 1, 1997). Economics Letters, Vol. 54, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1598718

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Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)

P.O. Box 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

Peter A.G. Van Bergeijk

Erasmus University - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) ( email )

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Netherlands

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