3rd Helsinki Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (HeWEPA) mini-workshop in 4 May 2012 at Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki.


Organizers of the workshop would like to thank all the participants. See the photos below.  

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PROGRAM 

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SESSION 1 9:00-10:15 (Session chair: Kristiaan Kerstens)
Opening Remarks by Timo Kuosmanen

Mika Kortelainen (Government Institute for Economic Research): Public and Private Capital Productivity in Russia – A Nonparametric Investigation SLIDES  PHOTO

Aziz Karimov (UNU-WIDER): Estimation of Shadow Prices and Economic Inefficiency of Vegetable Farming in Uzbekistan: Directional Input Distance Function Approach PHOTO

BREAK (Coffee and tea) 10:15-10:30


KEYNOTE 1 10:30-12:00 (Session chair: Timo Kuosmanen)

Kristiaan Kerstens (IESEG School of Management, Lille, France): Scale Economies and Returns to Scale in Non-Parametric Models: Exploring the Impact of Convexity SLIDES PHOTO

 

LUNCH BREAK 12:00-13:00


KEYNOTE 2 13:00-14:30 (Session chair: Timo Sipiläinen)

Andrew L. Johnson (Texas A&M University, USA): Imposing Conservation of Mass in Abatement Function Estimates: NOx Generation in Coal-Fired Power Plants SLIDES PHOTO

BREAK (Coffee and tea) 14:30-14:45


SESSION 2 14:45-16:00 (Session chair: Andrew L. Johnson)

Juha Eskelinen (Aalto University School of Economics): Intertemporal Sales Efficiency Analysis of a Bank Branch Network: A Stochastic Semi-Nonparametric Approach SLIDES PHOTO

Juuso Liesiö (Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis, Aalto University School of Science): Characterizing Portfolios of DMUs with Ratio-based Efficiency Analysis. PHOTO

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