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An econometric analysis of some major manufacturing industries: A case study

Md Zakir Hossain (Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics, College of Commerce and Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman)
M. Ishaq Bhatti (Department of Operations Management and Business Statistics, College of Commerce and Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman)
Md Zulficar Ali (Department of Statistics, Shaikh Bourhanuddin College, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Managerial Auditing Journal

ISSN: 0268-6902

Article publication date: 1 August 2004

Abstract

Recently, Bhatti and Khan considered various functional forms to see their suitability in terms of efficiency and competency in assessing production process based on agricultural data. This paper reviews some models recently used in the literature and selects the most suitable one for measuring the production process of 21 major manufacturing industries in Bangladesh. In particular, the paper estimates and tests the coefficients of the production inputs for each of the selected manufacturing industries using Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics annual data over the period 1982‐1983 through 1991‐1992.

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Hossain, Z., Ishaq Bhatti, M. and Ali, Z. (2004), "An econometric analysis of some major manufacturing industries: A case study", Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 19 No. 6, pp. 790-795. https://doi.org/10.1108/02686900410543895

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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