A Comparative Study on the Economic Development Level of the Countries by Fuzzy DEA Methodologies

  • Mujde Erol Genevois
  • Michele CedolinEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 896)


In this work, we aim to compare the economic development level of the countries, regarding to their macroeconomic indicators, also considering their financial service accessibility, including as factor the number of bank branches and the automated teller machines. In this context, we took into account the data of the sixteen European countries, obtained by the consensus of financial experts and we applied different Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) models for finding the most efficient countries in the selected context. We observed that although the models differ, we obtained similar results for each model.


Fuzzy decision making Data envelopment analysis Performance evaluation 



This work has been financially supported by Galatasaray University Research Fund 18.402.011.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Industrial Engineering DepartmentGalatasaray UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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