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Analysis of the Productivity Changes in Government-funded Research Institute for Economies & Humanities and Social Sciences
경제인문사회분야 정부출연연구기관의 생산성 변화 분석
- Jeon, Seong-Wook (Department of Public Administration, Dankook University) ;
- Kim, Seong-Jong (Department of Public Administration, Dankook University)
- Received : 2014.07.31
- Accepted : 2014.10.10
- Published : 2014.10.31
The aim of this study was to analyze the productivity changes in government-funded research institutes for Economics & Humanities and Social Sciences. From Malmquist total factor productivity index analysis, the average productivity decreased 6.5% between 2006 and 2010. Further analysis showed that technical efficiency increased 4.7% annually while the technology change rate decreased 10.8% on average. Under pressure for innovation from the outside, research institutes responded to managerial efficiency improvement, which lead to increases in technical efficiency. On the other hand, for productivity improvement of government funded research institutes, they must pursue technological advances by securing an outstanding research workforce, expanding the R&D budget, and changing the R&D method. Each institute must perceive the cause of an individual institute's productivity change, and establish strategies for increasing productivity.
DEA;Efficiency Change;Malmquist Productivity Index;Technology Change
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