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L'efficienza tecnica nel settore dei servizi idrici
Author/s: Marco Percoco 
Year:  2003 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  18 FullText PDF:  108 KB

The aim of this paper is to provide an empirical assessment of technical efficiency in the Italian water service industry. After providing a descriptive framework for production technology, financial variables and liberalisation process, technical efficiency by stochastic production frontier is estimated over a sample of 83 municipal firms. A 28% of inefficiency is found and its determinants are shown.

Marco Percoco, in "ECONOMIA PUBBLICA " 5/2003, pp. , DOI:


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