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Title: Productivity Growth and Biased Technological Change in hydroelectric Generating Dams
Authors: Barros, Carlos Pestana
Briec, Walter
Peypoch, Nicolas
Keywords: hydroelectric energy
Portugal
Luenberger productivity indica¬tor
parallel neutrality
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: ISEG – Departamento de Economia
Citation: Barros, Carlos Pestana, Walter Briec e Nicolas Peypoch. 2008. "Productivity Growth and Biased Technological Change in hydroelectric Generating Dams". Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão - DE Working papers nº 36-2008/DE/UECE
Series/Report no.: DE Working papers;nº 36-2008/DE/UECE
Abstract: This paper analyses productivity growth and the nature of techni-cal change in a sample of Portuguese hydroelectric generating plants over the period 2001 to 2004. In a first step, we employ the Luen-berger productivity indicator to estimate and decompose productivity change. The results paint a picture of mixed productivity performance in the Portuguese energy sector. In a second step, we analyse the na¬ture of this technical change by using the recent concept of parallel neutrality (Briec et al., 2006). We observe a global shift in the best practice frontier as well as evidence of input bias in technical change.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/2360
ISSN: 0874-4548
Publisher version: https://aquila1.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/getFile.do?method=getFile&fileId=26537
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