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Emmanuel Thanassoulis

Professor, Professor in Management Sciences

    19942019
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    2019

    A Frontier-based System of Incentives for Units in Organisations with Varying Degrees of Decentralisation

    Afsharian, M., Ahn, H. & Thanassoulis, E., 16 May 2019, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 275, 1, p. 224-237 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Decentralization
    Incentives
    Data envelopment analysis
    Unit
    Benchmarking

    A Method for Identifying Cost-Efficient Practices in the Treatment of Thoracic Empyema

    Thanassoulis, E., Takamura-Tweedy, A., Patel, M. & Rao, S., 16 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Health Care Management.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pleural Empyema
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    Inpatients
    Length of Stay
    Patient Admission
    2018

    Assessing the cost-effectiveness of university academic recruitment and promotion policies

    Thanassoulis, E., Sotiros, D., Koronakos, G. & Despotis, D., 16 Jan 2018, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 264, 2, p. 742-755

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Cost-effectiveness
    Cost effectiveness
    Output
    Higher Education
    Wages

    Profit change and its drivers in the English and Welsh water industry: Is output quality important?

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D. S., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Water Policy. 20, 5, p. 995-1012 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    water industry
    profit
    driver
    water
    industry
    2017

    A DEA-based incentives system for centrally managed multi-unit organisations

    Afsharian, M., Ahn, H. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 Jun 2017, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 259, 2, p. 587-598 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Incentives
    Unit
    Super-efficiency

    Evaluating higher education teaching performance using combined analytic hierarchy process and data envelopment analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Dey, P. K., Petridis, K., Goniadis, I. & Georgiou, A. C., 21 Dec 2017, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 68, 4, p. 431-445

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Analytic hierarchy process
    Teaching
    Education
    Students
    2016

    Identifying the scope for savings at inpatient episode level: an illustration applying DEA to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. & Graveney, M., 1 Dec 2016, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 255, 2, p. 570–582 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pulmonary diseases
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Costs
    Quality of Care

    Price-cap regulation in the English and Welsh water industry: a proposal for measuring productivity performance

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., 31 May 2016, In : Utilities Policy. In press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    water industry
    productivity
    regulation
    water
    industry
    2015

    A cost Malmquist productivity index capturing group performance

    Thanassoulis, E., Shiraz, R. K. & Maniadakis, N., 16 Mar 2015, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 241, 3, p. 796-805 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Productivity
    Group of Units
    Costs
    Unit
    Decomposition

    Profit, productivity and price performance changes in the water and sewerage industry: an empirical application for England and Wales

    Maziotis, A., Saal, D. S., Thanassoulis, E. & Molinos-Senante, M., Apr 2015, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 17, 4, p. 1005-1018 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    profitability
    Profitability
    Productivity
    productivity
    Water
    2014

    Economic efficiency when prices are not fixed: disentangling quantity and price efficiency

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., Sep 2014, In : Omega. 47, p. 36-44 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Price efficiency
    Economic efficiency
    Data envelopment analysis
    Decomposition
    Costs

    Using DEA to estimate potential savings at GP units at medical specialty level

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Graveney, M., Mar 2014, In : Socio-economic planning science. 48, 1, p. 38-48 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    general practitioner
    savings
    data analysis
    2013

    Efficiency analysis of forestry journals: suggestions for improving journals' quality

    Petridis, K., Malesios, C., Arabatzis, G. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Informetrics. 7, 2, p. 505-521 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    efficiency analysis
    Forestry
    forestry
    Data envelopment analysis
    impact research
    2012

    Estimating the scope for savings in referrals and drug prescription costs in the general Practice units of a UK primary care trust

    Thanassoulis, E., Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Graveney, M., 1 Sep 2012, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 221, 2, p. 432-444 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Primary Care
    Drugs
    Unit
    Costs
    Drug therapy

    Improving envelopment in Data Envelopment Analysis under variable returns to scale

    Thanassoulis, E., Kortelainen, M. & Allen, R., 1 Apr 2012, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 218, 1, p. 175-185 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Returns to Scale
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Output
    Trade-offs
    Measurement errors
    Measurement Error
    Productivity
    Misspecification
    Stochastic Frontier
    2011

    Costs and efficiency of higher education institutions in England: a DEA analysis

    Thanassoulis, E., Kortelainen, M., Johnes, G. & Johnes, J., Jul 2011, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 62, 7, p. 1282-1297 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Education
    Productivity
    Students
    Costs

    Productivity change in the water industry in England and Wales: application of the meta-Malmquist Index

    Portela, M. C. A. S., Thanassoulis, E., Horncastle, A. & Maugg, T., 30 Mar 2011, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 62, 12, p. 2173-2188 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Productivity
    Water
    Industry
    Malmquist index
    England
    2010
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Decision making
    Decision Making
    Operations Research

    Assessing pupil and school performance by non-parametric and parametric techniques

    de Witte, K., Thanassoulis, E., Simpson, G., Battisti, G. & Charlesworth-May, A., Aug 2010, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 61, 8, p. 1224-1237 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    School performance
    Free disposal hull
    Multilevel models
    Best practice
    Entry and exit

    Malmquist-type indices in the presence of negative data: an application to bank branches

    Portela, M. C. A. S. & Thanassoulis, E., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 34, 7, p. 1472-1483 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Malmquist
    Bank branches
    Productivity index
    Luenberger productivity indicator
    Productivity change

    Measurement of productivity index with dynamic DEA

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., May 2010, In : International Journal of Operational Research. 8, 2, p. 247-260 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dynamic Data envelopment analysis
    Malmquist index
    Productivity index
    Productivity
    Technology change

    On the boundedness of the SORM DEA models with negative data

    Emrouznejad, A., Amin, G. R., Thanassoulis, E. & Anouze, A. L., 1 Oct 2010, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 206, 1, p. 265-268 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Measure Data
    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Boundedness
    Decision making
    2008

    An analysis of costs in institutions of higher education in England

    Johnes, G., Johnes, J. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2008, In : Studies in Higher Education. 33, 5, p. 527-549 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    policy of expansion
    disaggregation
    costs
    education
    literature
    2007

    Comparative efficiency analysis of Portuguese bank branches

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 Mar 2007, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 177, 2, p. 1275-1288 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    File
    efficiency analysis
    bank
    Branch
    efficiency
    Profit

    Developing a decomposable measure of profit efficiency using DEA

    Portela, M. C. A. S. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2007, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 58, 4, p. 481-490 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Profitability
    Profit efficiency
    Technical efficiency
    Distance function
    Decomposition

    Improving discrimination in data envelopment analysis: some practical suggestions

    Podinovski, V. V. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2007, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 28, 1-2, p. 117-126 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    data analysis
    discrimination
    context analysis
    performance
    proportionality
    2006

    Evaluating cost efficiency in central administrative services in UK universities

    Casu, B. & Thanassoulis, E., Oct 2006, In : Omega. 34, 5, p. 417-426 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Funding
    Data envelopment analysis
    Costs
    Resources
    Expenditure

    Malmquist indexes using a geometric distance function (GDF): application to a sample of Portuguese bank branches

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 25, 1-2, p. 25-41 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    bank
    productivity
    technological change
    efficiency
    Productivity change

    Zero weights and non-zero slacks: different solution to the same problem

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., Jul 2006, In : Annals of Operations Research. 145, 1, p. 129-147 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Slacks
    Data envelopment analysis
    Weight restrictions
    Mixed integer programming
    Substitution
    2005

    A mathematical model for dynamic efficiency using data envelopment analysis

    Emrouznejad, A. & Thanassoulis, E., 14 Jan 2005, In : Applied Mathematics and Computation. 160, 2, p. 363-378 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    Mathematical Model
    Mathematical models
    Output

    Profitability of a sample of Portuguese bank branches and its decomposition into technical and allocative components

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., 1 May 2005, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 162, 3, p. 850-866 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Profitability
    profitability
    Profit
    bank
    profit

    Using a group support system to aid input-output identification in DEA

    Casu, B., Shaw, D. & Thanassoulis, E., 2005, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 56, 12, p. 1363-1372 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data envelopment analysis
    Group support systems
    2004

    A cost Malmquist productivity index

    Maniadakis, N. & Thanassoulis, E., 16 Apr 2004, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 154, 2, p. 396-409 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Productivity
    productivity
    Costs
    costs
    Allocative Efficiency

    Improving envelopment in data envelopment analysis

    Allen, R. & Thanassoulis, E., 16 Apr 2004, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 154, 2, p. 363-379 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data envelopment analysis
    Data Envelopment Analysis
    data analysis
    Output
    Decision making

    Negative data in DEA: a directional distance approach applied to bank branches

    Silva Portela, M. C. A., Thanassoulis, E. & Simpson, G., Oct 2004, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 55, 10, p. 1111-1121 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Bank branches
    2003

    Finding closest targets in non-oriented DEA models: the case of convex and non-convex technologies

    Silva Portela, M. C. A., Castro Borges, P. & Thanassoulis, E., Apr 2003, In : Journal of Productivity Analysis. 19, 2-3, p. 251-269 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    data analysis
    bank
    efficiency
    Data envelopment analysis
    Bank branches
    2002
    Data envelopment analysis
    Water
    Industry
    Performance measurement
    Costs

    School outcomes: sharing the responsibility between pupil and school

    Thanassoulis, E. & Silva Portela, M. C. A., 2002, In : Education Economics. 10, 2, p. 183-207 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    pupil
    responsibility
    school
    Responsibility
    value added
    2001

    Decomposing school and school-type efficiency

    Silva Portela, M. C. A. & Thanassoulis, E., 16 Jul 2001, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 132, 2, p. 357-373 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    school type
    efficiency
    pupil
    school
    Data envelopment analysis
    1994
    Open Access
    File
    Data envelopment analysis
    Education
    Identification (control systems)
    Authority
    Target setting