By Subal Kumbhakar and C. Lovell; Abstract: Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Subal Kumbhakar ([email protected]) and C. Lovell. in Cambridge Books from. Later, Kumbhakar and Lovell () provide a further detailed explanation. . Stochastic Frontier Analysis (SFA) is a family of methods in this category. The only exception is hospital beds (BEDS = ). Since it is an indicator of capital stock, it should have a negative sign (see Kumbhakar and Lovell, ).

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