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RISIS Research Seminar on Quality as a latent heterogeneity factor in the efficiency of universities

Presenter: Cinzia Daraio, Sapienza University, Rome Joint work with Leopold Simar and Paul W. Wilson, Economic Modelling, forthcoming   Discussant: Joanna Wolszczak-Derlacz, Gdanks University of Technology   Abstract: In this paper we show the usefulness of recent advanced nonparametric efficiency techniques to model the performance of universities in the presence of observed and unobserved heterogeneity. Using directional distances for benchmarking purposes, we identify a latent heterogeneity factor related to the human capital of the universities…

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