sfa-package: Fitting stochastic frontier analysis models

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sfa is used to fit stochastic frontier analysis models.


Package: sfa
Type: Package
Version: 0.1-0
Date: 2010-08-09
License: GPL-2

The package implements stochastic frontier analysis models as introduced by Aigner et al. (1977) and Battese and Coelli (1992, 1995).


Ariane Straub
under the supervision of Torsten Hothorn <Ariane.Straub@gmail.com> (package maintainer).


Aigner, D. and Lovell, C.A.K. and Schmidt, P. (1977). Formulation and estimation of stochastic frontier production function models. Journal of Econometrics 6, 21–37. Battese, G.E. and Coelli, T.J. (1992). Frontier production functions, technical efficiency and panel data: with application to paddy farmers in India. Journal of productivity analysis 3, 153–169. Battese, G.E. and Coelli, T.J. (1995). A model for technical inefficiency effects in a stochastic frontier production function for panel data. Empirical economics 20, 325–332. Jondrow, J. and Lovell, C.A.K. and Materov, I.S. and Schmidt, P. (1982). On the estimation of technical inefficiency in the stochastic frontier production function model. Journal of Econometrics 19, 233–238.

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