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dc.contributor.authorKrivonozhko, Vladimiren_US
dc.contributor.authorFørsund, Finn R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorLychev, Andrey V.en_US
dc.description.abstractApplications of the DEA models show that inadequate results may arise in some cases, two of these inadequacies being: a) too many efficient units may appear in some DEA models; b) a DEA model may show an inefficient unit from the point of view of experts as an efficient one. The purpose of this paper is to identify units that may unduly become efficient. The concept of a terminal unit is introduced for such units. A method for improving the adequacy of DEA models based on terminal units is suggested, and an example shown based on a real-life data set for Russian banks.en_US
dc.publisherDep. of Economics, Univ. of Oslo Osloen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMemorandum // Department of Economics, University of Oslo 2011,04en_US
dc.subject.keywordTerminal unitsen_US
dc.subject.keywordWeight restrictionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordDomination conesen_US
dc.titleTerminal units in DEA: Definition and determinationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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