Fundamentals of Production Theory

  • Rolf Färe

Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 311)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 149-163

About this book


This graduate text develops production theory from a set of reasonable axioms. The theory is presented both in a primal and dual as well as in an indirect (constrained) framework. The basic model leads to a set of efficiency measures which can be readily employed in empirical work. A first draft of the text was used to teach students at Vanderbilt University. The text includes a variety of exercise problems.


duality efficiency production university value-at-risk

Authors and affiliations

  • Rolf Färe
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondaleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-50030-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-51722-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8442
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