Productivity and Technical Change in a Public Service Enterprise

  • Michael D. Bradley
  • Jeffrey Colvin
Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 31)


Advances in the econometric measurement of productivity and technical change have taken place in recent years. These advances include use of generalized functional forms, quadratic time trends, interactive time trends, and the application of such techniques to panel data. These methods allow not only econometric estimation of productivity change, but also its decomposition into scale effects and neutral and non-neutral technological change.


Productivity Growth Serial Correlation Technical Change Accounting Period Single Input Multiple Output 
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  • Michael D. Bradley
  • Jeffrey Colvin

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