A CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARISON OF EFFICIENCY OF FIRMS IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Stochastic frontier analysis is used to determine the relative efficiency of firms in the food industry in industrialized countries. Using panel data analysis, the firm-specific factors, firm-size, the corporate tax rate and number of years of operation and country-specific effects as potential sources of efficiency are investigated. Relevant implications are discussed.


Issue Date:
2000
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21859
Total Pages:
15
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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