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Efficiency Evaluation of Basic Research in China

Liu, Wenbin and Meng, Wei and Hu, Zhenhua (2005) Efficiency Evaluation of Basic Research in China. Working paper. scientometrics (KAR id:8503)


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: Reports and Papers (Working paper)
Additional information: Working Paper No. 82
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > HA33 Management Science
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Kent Business School (do not use)
Depositing User: Steve Liu
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2008 20:36 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:46 UTC
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