Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/242135
Authors: 
Fifeková, Elena
Nežinský, Eduard
Nemcová, Edita
Year of Publication: 
2018
Citation: 
[Journal:] DANUBE: Law, Economics and Social Issues Review [ISSN:] 1804-8285 [Volume:] 9 [Year:] 2018 [Issue:] 4 [Pages:] 245-260
Abstract: 
National (global) competitiveness became the central issue during the global crisis. Using the values of the three main subdimensions of the Global Competitiveness Index, we propose alternative DEA-based competitiveness indicators. In our approach, the index is nested in the more general measure of the competitiveness-given-performance indicator. We find that globally competitive European countries do not transform competitiveness into income per capita efficiently. Decomposition of the scores suggests that most of the relative inefficiency concentrates in innovation activity. The results proved robust against the CCR model used in previous research as well as principal component analysis.
Subjects: 
Global Competitiveness Index
Economic Performance
Data Envelopment Analysis
European Union
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Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
Document Type: 
Article

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