New Directions in Productivity Measurement and Efficiency Analysis
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New Directions in Productivity Measurement and Efficiency Analysis

Counting the Environment and Natural Resources

Edited by Tihomir Ancev, M. A.S. Azad and Francesc Hernández-Sancho

This book explores novel research perspectives on the intersection of environmental/natural resource economics and productivity analysis, emphasizing the link between productivity and efficiency measurement and environmental impacts. The purpose of the book is to present new approaches and methods for measuring environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency, and for incorporating natural resources in standard national accounting practices. These methods are applicable in many contexts, including air and water pollution, climate change, green accounting, and environmental regulation
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Chapter 2: Environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency: a review of concepts, methods and empirical work

Tiho Ancev, M.A. Samad Azad and Mahmuda Akter


Since the early 1990s environmental effects from economic activities have been incorporated in the productivity and efficiency modelling framework. A number of environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency models are developed and applied in various contexts. This chapter highlights the theoretical and empirical studies that have gained prominence in the area of environmentally adjusted productivity and economic efficiency measurement in recent decades. It critically overviews the concepts and methods that have been used in measuring environmentally adjusted productivity and economic efficiency. It also provides detailed analysis of some of the recently developed models that can be applied to measure environmentally adjusted efficiency of the sectors of the economy.

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