ERIC Number: EJ504965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Departmental Productivity in American Universities: Economies of Scale and Scope.
Dundar, Halil; Lewis, Darrell R.
Economics of Education Review, v14 n2 p119-44 Jun 1995
Examines departmental production and cost structures of a homogeneous sample of 18 research universities to estimate relative economies of scale and scope. Examines three departmental clusters (social, physical, and engineering sciences), using a four-output quadratic cost function. Average incremental and marginal costs are highest for research outputs and lowest for undergraduate instruction. (42 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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