Are overtime plants more efficient than standard-time plants? A stochastic production frontier analysis using the IAB Establishment Panel

Using data from the IAB Establishment Panel, 1995–2000, we investigate between-plant variations in productivity. The study compares technical efficiencies between plants which work overtime (overtime plants) and plants which do not work overtime (standard-time plants), where technical efficiency mea...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Schank, Thorsten
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer-Verlag 01.10.2005
PHYSICA-VERLAG GMBH & CO
Springer
published in: Empirical economics Vol. 30; no. 3; pp. 693 - 710
Data of publication: 20051000
ISSN: 0377-7332
1435-8921
EISSN: 1435-8921
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
D21
C24
C23
Online Access: Fulltext
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