A Note on 'The Use of Categorical Variables in Data Envelopment Analysis'

Management Science, Vol. 34, No. 10 (Oct., 1988), pp. 1273-1276

5 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2014

Date Written: 1987

Abstract

A variant of Banker and Morey's (1986) DEA model for controllable ordinal outputs. As opposed to the original model, this version allows the comparison of a Decision Making Unit (DMU) to other DMU's operating at equal or higher levels of the ordinal outputs.

Keywords: data envelopment, analysis, efficiency analysis

Suggested Citation

Kamakura, Wagner A., A Note on 'The Use of Categorical Variables in Data Envelopment Analysis' (1987). Management Science, Vol. 34, No. 10 (Oct., 1988), pp. 1273-1276, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2428826

Wagner A. Kamakura (Contact Author)

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