An allocation Malmquist index with an application in the China securities industry


This paper proposes an allocation Malmquist index which is inspired by the work on the non-parametric cost Malmquist index. We first show that how to decompose the cost Malmquist index into the input-oriented Malmquist index and the allocation Malmquist index. An application in corporate management of the China securities industry with the panel data set of 40 securities companies during the period 2005–2011 shows the practicality of the propose model.

Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
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Publication ISSN: 1866-1505
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023 11:20
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2016 08:45
Full Text Link: 10.1007/s12351-016-0249-6
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2017-07
Published Online Date: 2016-06-03
Accepted Date: 2016-05-12
Submitted Date: 2015-09-09
Authors: Zhu, Nan
Liu, Yi
Emrouznejad, Ali
Huang, Qiang



Version: Accepted Version

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