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dc.contributor.authorAlexander, W Robert Jen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorJaforullah, Mohammaden_NZ
dc.contributor.authorHaug, Alfred A.en_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:06:15Z
dc.date.copyright2007-11-01en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationAlexander, W. R. J., Jaforullah, M., & Haug, A. A. (2007). A two-stage double-bootstrap data envelopment analysis of efficiency differences of New Zealand secondary schools (Economics Discussion Papers Series No. 714). Department of Economics, University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1047en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1047
dc.description.abstractWe conduct a two-stage (DEA and regression) analysis of the efficiency of New Zealand secondary schools. Unlike previous applications of two-stage semi-parametric modelling of the school “production process”, we use Simar and Wilson’s double bootstrap procedure, which permits valid inference in the presence of unknown serial correlation in the efficiency scores. We are therefore able to draw robust conclusions about a system that has undergone extensive reforms with respect to ideas high on the educational agenda such as decentralised school management and parental choice. Most importantly, we find that school type affects school efficiency and so too does teacher quality.en_NZ
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dc.publisherDepartment of Economics, University of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/research/discussionpapers/index.htmlen_NZ
dc.subjectefficiencyen_NZ
dc.subjectproductivityen_NZ
dc.subjectdouble boot-strappingen_NZ
dc.subjectschool financeen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleA two-stage double-bootstrap data envelopment analysis of efficiency differences of New Zealand secondary schoolsen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionPublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages25en_NZ
otago.date.accession2010-06-11 02:26:11en_NZ
otago.schoolDepartment of Economicsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints917en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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