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Input Substitutability in English Higher Education

Johnes, Jill (2014) Input Substitutability in English Higher Education. In: INFORMS annual Meeting 2014, 9 - 12 November 2014, San Francisco, USA. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper investigates input substitutability in English higher education and compares merging and non-merging institutions. A stochastic frontier translog output distance function is estimated using a thirteen-year panel of data for all institutions in England. Some differences between merging and non-merging institutions in labour and capital substitutability are revealed, and administrative input becomes an abundant resource for merged institutions. Policy implications are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Schools: The Business School
The Business School > Quantitative Analysis Research Group
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Depositing User: Elizabeth Boulton
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2015 16:30
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 11:41
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/23955

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