Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Stochastic Frontier Production and Cost Functions. Two specifications are available: the error components specification with time-varying efficiencies (Battese and Coelli, 1992) and a model specification in which the firm effects are directly influenced by a number of variables (Battese and Coelli, 1995).

Documentation

Manual: frontier.pdf
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Maintainer: Arne Henningsen <arne.henningsen at gmail.com>

Author(s): Tim Coelli, Arne Henningsen

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("frontier")

Depends R (>= 2.15.0), micEcon(>=0.6-14), lmtest(>=0.9-24)
Imports moments(>=0.11), stats (>= 2.15.0), Formula(>=0.2-0), miscTools(>=0.6-1), plm(>=1.0-1)
Suggests MCMCpack(>=1.0-8), fdrtool(>=1.2.6)
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Package frontier
Materials
URL http://frontier.r-forge.r-project.org/
Task Views Econometrics
Version 1.1-2
Published 2017-03-17
License GPL (>= 2)
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NeedsCompilation yes
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Package source frontier_1.1-2.tar.gz