Technological Inefficiency and the Skewness of the Error Component in Stochastic Frontier Analysis

M.A. Carree*

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This paper concentrates on negatively skewed one-sided distributions as an explanation of the occurrence of positive (negative) skewness in the case of stochastic production (cost) frontier analysis. It takes as an example the binomial distribution that can have negative or positive skew and derives the method-of-moments estimators.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-107
JournalEconomics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002

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