On the estimation of returns to scale using variable cost functions

Ronald R. Braeutigam*, Andrew F. Daughety

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Abstract

This paper compares two methods of estimating returns to scale based on variable cost functions. It shows specifically how the methods differ, and indicates why it is important to select an appropriate method when drawing inferences about policy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-31
Number of pages7
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume11
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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