The purpose of this dissertation is to apply stochastic frontier analysis methodology to the study of efficiency and productivity in industry and in education. It is comprised of three separate studies employing stochastic frontier analysis.The coefficient for low income is positive for all three types of school districts indicating a positive relationship with inefficiency. ... Elementary school districts that employ more experienced teachers display greater technical efficiency while highanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Estimating Efficiency and Productivity Using Stochastic Frontier Analysis|
|Author||:||Paul D. Melvin (II.)|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|