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ERIC Number: EJ1124816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Measuring the Efficiency of Public Universities: Using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to Examine Public Universities in Saudi Arabia
Alabdulmenem, Fahad Mohammed
International Education Studies, v10 n1 p137-143 2017
Saudi Arabia is one of the countries that allot substantial amount of government resources for education. Thus, it is important to measure how these resources are used to generate favorable academic outcomes for its nationals. In this study, data envelopment analysis (DEA) is used to measure the relative efficiency of 25 public universities in Saudi Arabia. Results show that although most public universities in the country are efficient, some fall behind in performance due to poor utilization of available resources. Implications of this are discussed and recommendations are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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