A dual measure of economies of scope

Hajargasht, Gholamreza, Coelli, Tim and Rao, D. S. Prasada (2008) A dual measure of economies of scope. Economic Letters, 100 2: 185-188. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2008.01.004

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Author Hajargasht, Gholamreza
Coelli, Tim
Rao, D. S. Prasada
Title A dual measure of economies of scope
Journal name Economic Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0165-1765
Publication date 2008-08
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.econlet.2008.01.004
Volume 100
Issue 2
Start page 185
End page 188
Total pages 4
Editor E. Maskin
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject 140104 Microeconomic Theory
140301 Cross-Sectional Analysis
140209 Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
910209 Preference, Behaviour and Welfare
14 Economics
140299 Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
140399 Econometrics not elsewhere classified
Formatted abstract
A derivative-based measure of economies of scope is obtained by exploiting the duality between the shadow cost function and the input distance function. This is a useful measure when the econometric estimation of a cost function is not viable.

Keyword Economies of scope
Distance function
Stochastic frontier
Actual measure of economics of scope
Q-Index Code C1
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Institutional Status UQ

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