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Unobserved heterogeneity and international benchmarking in public transport

  • Cullmann, Astrid DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research), Germany
  • Farsi, Mehdi Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Filippini, Massimo Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    2009

34 p

English We analyze the technical efficiency of German and Swiss urban public transport companies by means of SFA. In transport networks we might face different network structures or complexities, not observed, but influencing the production process. The unobserved factors are typically modeled as separable factors. However, we argue that the entire production process is organized around different... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 12349
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