Efficiency Analysis of China's Water Industry: Evidence From the Cross-national Comparison and Listed Companies

Jian CHEN, Zhenyu ZHANG, Chun KE


This paper estimates the efficiency of 108 water listed companies in China, U.S.A, and U.K by using the metafrontier model from 2015 to 2018. The results show that the technical efficiency of China’s urban water industry is relatively low. But the water industry efficiency gap between China and the world is narrowing.


Efficiency; DEA; Metafrontier; Cross-national comparison; Listed companies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11676


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