PARN - Productivity Analysis Research Network

PARN Membership 2008

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PARN News

1. Summer School  July 7-11, 2008

2. Special Issue on:”Application of Metaheuristics in the Optimisation and Performance Measurement of Operations, Logistics and Supply Chains”

3. North American Productivity Workshop V, 2008

4.  DEA Stream at the 12th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2008

 

 

1. Summer School July 7-11, 2008

 

Summer School

 

 

 

Advanced Quantitative Methods:

Applied Multivariate Data Analysis,

Bootstrapping and Productivity/Efficiency Measurement

 

 

 

The course presents the latest developments in parametric and nonparametric approaches.

Recent advances in these areas open new perspectives in fields of applications, including Science and Technology; Higher Education; Growth; Micro Economic Theory of Production; Operations Research; Management Science; Regulated Industries and others.

 

 

 

 

7-11 July, 2008

 

University of Pisa, School of Engineering

Via Diotisalvi 2, Pisa, Italy

 

 

 

Director of the School: Prof. Andrea Bonaccorsi, University of Pisa

 

Lecturer:                             Prof. Léopold Simar, Université Catholique de Lovain

 

Tutors/ trainers:                Doctor Philippe Vanden Eeckaut, Université de Lille

                    Doctor Cinzia Daraio, University of Pisa



 2.  Special Issue on:”Application of Metaheuristics in the Optimisation and Performance Measurement of Operations, Logistics and Supply Chains”

 

http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=839

 

3. North American Productivity Workshop V, 2008

 

http://w4.stern.nyu.edu/economics/events.cfm?doc_id=5255

 

4. Dea Stream

Professor Luka Neralic' (lneralic@efzg.hr <mailto:lneralic@efzg.hr>) and myself, Valter Boljuncic,  (vbolj@efpu.hr <mailto:vbolj@efpu.hr>)  will organize a DEA Stream at the 12th International Conference on Operational Research KOI 2008, September 24-26, 2008 in the Hotel Histria, Pula, Croatia,  www.efpu.hr/koi08 <http://www.efpu.hr/koi08> .

The Conference is organized by the Croatian Operational Research Society (CRORS).  The DEA Stream will be devoted to the 30th anniversary of publishing the seminal paper A. Charnes, W. W. Cooper, and E. Rhodes, "Measuring the Efficiency of Decision Making Units", European Journal of Operational Research 2(1978), 429-444. The introductory plenary talk to the DEA Stream will be given by Professor *Rajiv D. Banker*, Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA who accepted our invitation to  attend the Conference as an invited plenary speaker.

Details of the Conference KOI 2008 can be found at www.efpu.hr/koi08 <http://www.efpu.hr/koi08>

 

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