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Regional Clustering Based on Efficiency and Networking Models

  • Piotr Pachura
Chapter
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

Among the attempts to assess and classify regions from the point of view of socio-economic coherence, a varied spectrum of criteria and variables is used. In the analysis carried out for the purposes of this dissertation an attempt has been made to classify and analyse the EU regions (NUTS 2) in two fundamental stages.

Keywords

Data Envelopment Analysis Economic Result Data Envelopment Analysis Model Data Envelopment Analysis Method Efficient DMUs 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politechnika CzęstochowskaCzęstochowaPoland

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