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Bootstrapped scale efficiency measures of UK Airports

Assaf, Albert (2009) Bootstrapped scale efficiency measures of UK Airports. Journal of Air Transport Management, 16 (1). pp. 42-44. ISSN 0969-6997

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Abstract

This paper introduces the bootstrapping methodology to analyse and test the scale efficiency of airports. The results from a sample of 27 small and large UK airports indicate that most large airports are scale efficient or operating in a region of decreasing returns to scale, while most small airports are operating in a region of increasing returns to scale. We relate the results to the current industry trends and provide directions for future research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID15440. airports, bootstrap, scale efficiency, UK, United Kingdom
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
SEO Classification > 8899 Other Transport
FOR Classification > 1507 Transportation and Freight Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 04:03
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2011 04:03
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4127
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