Efficiency Measurement with Network DEA: An Application to Sustainable Development Goals 4 Efficiency Measurement with Network DEA: An Application to Sustainable Development Goals 4

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Deniz Koçak https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5893-0564 Hasan Türe https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1975-9063 Murat Atan

Abstract

Education is the core of the factors that improved people for a better lifestyle and increases the level of society’ development. Quality education is one of the most vital goals of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) due to actualizing these factors. Using relational network data envelopment analysis (DEA), which have three interrelated substages, this current paper computes the educational economy efficiency of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries bearing in mind the characteristics related to SDGs. The contribution of our study is the use of a novel approach to computing the educational economy efficiency using relational network DEA with GAMS. Even though some interesting differences reveal in the efficiency of the countries, the findings show that countries with high-efficiency scores are clustered around countries like Latvia, Slovenia, and Korea.

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Koçak, D., Türe, H., & Atan, M. (2019). Efficiency Measurement with Network DEA: An Application to Sustainable Development Goals 4. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 6(3), 415-435. Retrieved from http://ijate.net/index.php/ijate/article/view/708
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Deniz Koçak, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University

Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Department of Econometrics, Ankara 06500, TURKEY

Hasan Türe, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University

Department of Econometrics at Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Ankara 06500, Turkey. Email: hasan.ture@hbv.edu.tr

Murat Atan, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University

Department of Econometrics at Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Ankara 06500, Turkey.  Email: murat.atan@hbv.edu.tr.

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