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15
NOV
2010
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Abstract

In this paper the concepts of technical efficiency, distributional efficiency and scale efficiency are presented. Following a brief note on the empirical estimation issues, there is a discussion on the implementation of these concepts in health units and a brief presentation of the main conclusions of the empirical studies on the efficiency of Greek hospitals.

Key – words: technical efficiency, allocative efficiency, scale efficiency, efficiency of Greek hospitals

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