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Allocative efficiency of rural Nevada water systems: a hedonic shadow cost function

Auteurs :
BHATTACHARYYA, A.
HARRIS, T.R.
NARAYANAN, R.
RAFFIEE, K.

Description :
The efficiency of the water utility firms in rural Nevada and their input optimization are examined. The methodology incorporates a hedonic specification of the cost function in estimating the effect of the regulatory environment and the quality of water services on the optimum utilization of inputs. Allocative distortions are introduced through shadow prices.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Journal of regional science, issn : 0022-4146, 1995, vol. 35, n°. 3, p. 485-501, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 37 ref.

Date :
1995

Editeur :
Pays édition : Etats-Unis, Amherst, MA, Regional Science Research Institute

Langue :
Anglais
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