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A general framework for frontier estimation with panel data

Bibliographic reference Kneip, A. ; Simar, Léopold. A general framework for frontier estimation with panel data.Advanced Workshop on Efficiency Measurement (ODENSE UNIV, ODENSE (Denmark), May 22-24, 1995). In: Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 7, no. 2-3, p. 187-212 (1996)
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