Efficiency Evaluation of Basic Research in China

Liu, Steve Wenbin and Meng, Wei and Hu, Zhenhua (2005) Efficiency Evaluation of Basic Research in China. Working paper. scientometrics (Full text available)

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Abstract

Following the increasing investment in basic research in China, the outputs of basic research have been greatly enhanced. In this paper, its relative efficiency of performance in basic research is analysed by adopting statistical regressions and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method. Preliminary results show that injecting investments into basic research seems to be the main driving power for the increased research outputs in China. It is found that there were significant improvements on overall efficiency from 1991 to 1996, although this trend has noticeably slowed down since 1996. Possible causes of this slow-down are discussed.

Item Type: Monograph (Working paper)
Additional information: Working Paper No. 82
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Steve Wenbin Liu
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2008 20:36
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 10:58
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8503 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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