Analyzing Industrial Water Demand in India: An Input Distance Function Approach

Published By: NIPFP on eSS | Published Date: March, 17 , 2004

This study investigates the water demand of Indian manufacturing plants. It adopts an input distance function approach and approximates it by a translog form. Duality between cost function and input distance function is exploited to retrieve information concerning substitutability and the shadow price of water. The model is estimated, using linear programming approach, on a sample of 92 firms over the three years.

Author(s): Surender Kumar | Posted on: Aug 17, 2009 | Views(1469) | Download (838)


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