Environmental Performance of ASEAN Countries: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach

Rossazana, Ab. Rahim (2015) Environmental Performance of ASEAN Countries: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. Journal of Economic Policy & Research, 10 (1). ISSN 0975-8577

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Abstract

As far as this study is concerned, there are no existing studies which had measured the aggregate index of ASEAN environmental performance. The assessment of environmental performance is important as it provides sound information to the policy makers to improve the design of their environmental policies at upholding long-term sustainability of a nation. Employing data envelopment analysis (DEA) method, the results of this study reveal that smaller economies such as Laos, Cambodia and Brunei are found to be environmentally efficient. With respect to economic efficiency, larger economies such as Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore are found to be more efficient than the smaller countries (except Brunei).

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental Efficiency, ASEAN, Data Develoment Analysis, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: ROSSAZANA AB RAHIM
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 02:24
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2017 02:24
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17950

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