volume 4, issue 1, P71-93 2019
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-10-2018-0043
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Xiyi Yang, Tsz Leung Yip

Abstract: Purpose This study aims to investigate the efficiency changes of 23 major Asian container ports for the period from 2000 to 2007. In addition to assess the general trend, it also attempts to decompose the overall efficiency change into technological efficiency change, technical efficiency change and scale efficiency change to help port authorities to devise operational strategies. Design/methodology/approach The Malmquist index method is used, which is derived from data envelopment analysis. In this model, …

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