Output from the program FRONTIER (Version 4.

1c)
instruction file = terminal
data file =
apre1.dta
Error Components Frontier (see B&C 1992)
The model is a production function
The dependent variable is logged
the ols estimates are :
coefficient
beta 0
0.25270064E+01
beta 1
-0.13291365E-01
beta 2
0.24816796E+00
beta 3
0.84511984E-03
beta 4
0.87141840E+00
beta 5
0.93476280E-02
sigma-squared 0.98934042E-01
log likelihood function =

standard-error

t-ratio

0.55265138E+00 0.45725145E+01
0.13343432E-02 -0.99609793E+01
0.10711087E+00 0.23169261E+01
0.12432616E-02 0.67976028E+00
0.90841849E-01 0.95926978E+01
0.17831286E-02 0.52422625E+01

-0.22345097E+02

the estimates after the grid search were :
beta 0
0.27697552E+01
beta 1
-0.13291365E-01
beta 2
0.24816796E+00
beta 3
0.84511984E-03
beta 4
0.87141840E+00
beta 5
0.93476280E-02
sigma-squared 0.15174136E+00
gamma
0.61000000E+00
mu is restricted to be zero
eta is restricted to be zero
iteration =
0 func evals =
0.27697552E+01-0.13291365E-01
0.87141840E+00
0.93476280E-02 0.15174136E+00
gradient step
iteration =
5 func evals =
0.27618130E+01-0.12858560E-01
0.86644654E+00
0.96178961E-02 0.14617412E+00
iteration =
10 func evals =
0.25149947E+01-0.12311465E-01
0.90907198E+00
0.10429507E-01 0.16971391E+00
iteration =
13 func evals =
0.25142766E+01-0.12309816E-01
0.90922420E+00

20 llf = -0.21596226E+02
0.24816796E+00 0.84511984E-03
0.61000000E+00
47 llf = -0.21448878E+02
0.27582732E+00 0.74890024E-03
0.61472982E+00
98 llf = -0.21212365E+02
0.27197795E+00 0.96035651E-03
0.71435521E+00
141 llf = -0.21212340E+02
0.27224790E+00 0.95947813E-03

0.10430762E-01 0.16985660E+00 0.71484157E+00
the final mle estimates are :
coefficient

standard-error

beta 0
0.25142766E+01
beta 1
-0.12309816E-01
beta 2
0.27224790E+00
beta 3
0.95947813E-03
beta 4
0.90922420E+00
beta 5
0.10430762E-01
sigma-squared 0.16985660E+00
gamma
0.71484157E+00
mu is restricted to be zero
eta is restricted to be zero
log likelihood function =

t-ratio

0.48462921E+00 0.51880419E+01
0.13860133E-02 -0.88814560E+01
0.99118902E-01 0.27466799E+01
0.11648453E-02 0.82369575E+00
0.79579168E-01 0.11425405E+02
0.17642866E-02 0.59121696E+01
0.48546161E-01 0.34988678E+01
0.18117395E+00 0.39456091E+01

-0.21212340E+02

LR test of the one-sided error =
0.22655149E+01
with number of restrictions = 1
[note that this statistic has a mixed chi-square distribution]
number of iterations =

13

(maximum number of iterations set at :
number of cross-sections =

97

number of time periods =

1

total number of observations =
thus there are:

0

100)

97

obsns not in the panel

covariance matrix :
0.23486547E+00 -0.28636170E-03 0.26262287E-01 -0.18280120E-03
-0.37521334E-01
-0.63450769E-03 -0.27205111E-02 -0.14103292E-01
-0.28636170E-03 0.19210329E-05 0.22241559E-04 -0.10891609E-06
0.37610975E-04
0.87721924E-06 0.21826277E-04 0.97594328E-04
0.26262287E-01 0.22241559E-04 0.98245568E-02 -0.24629973E-04
-0.42474985E-02
-0.58567381E-04 0.76798240E-03 0.34484271E-02
-0.18280120E-03 -0.10891609E-06 -0.24629973E-04 0.13568646E-05
0.25704972E-04
0.41511945E-06 0.63990194E-05 0.29041484E-04
-0.37521334E-01 0.37610975E-04 -0.42474985E-02 0.25704972E-04
0.63328440E-02
0.91739289E-04 0.70691067E-03 0.31630887E-02
-0.63450769E-03 0.87721924E-06 -0.58567381E-04 0.41511945E-06
0.91739289E-04
0.31127072E-05 0.23354273E-04 0.10508231E-03

-0.27205111E-02
0.70691067E-03
0.23354273E-04
-0.14103292E-01
0.31630887E-02
0.10508231E-03

0.21826277E-04

0.76798240E-03

0.63990194E-05

0.23567297E-02
0.97594328E-04

0.75749019E-02
0.34484271E-02

0.29041484E-04

0.75749019E-02

0.32823999E-01

technical efficiency estimates :
firm

eff.-est.

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0.73395737E+00
0.66018788E+00
0.88367708E+00
0.80151916E+00
0.66018788E+00
0.80359795E+00
0.83475218E+00
0.76485977E+00
0.71951909E+00
0.60364012E+00
0.66587755E+00
0.72488022E+00
0.81575521E+00
0.88315492E+00
0.76410368E+00
0.80151916E+00
0.67781627E+00
0.47566854E+00
0.84883651E+00
0.61648582E+00
0.64816805E+00
0.70468163E+00
0.74410664E+00
0.68844139E+00
0.70023111E+00
0.75608275E+00
0.86799929E+00
0.85061760E+00
0.83523908E+00
0.85386855E+00
0.81166736E+00
0.90765088E+00
0.88664578E+00
0.83083455E+00
0.89463427E+00
0.84227887E+00
0.92413804E+00
0.83917486E+00
0.90514280E+00
0.87113755E+00
0.78343384E+00
0.83708704E+00
0.86036769E+00

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mean efficiency =

0.88832511E+00
0.83620314E+00
0.57080819E+00
0.85821352E+00
0.87606355E+00
0.88937673E+00
0.80105925E+00
0.73250416E+00
0.93700362E+00
0.86943513E+00
0.87112863E+00
0.77198040E+00
0.82134255E+00
0.86943513E+00
0.77908897E+00
0.77198040E+00
0.82216037E+00
0.78911706E+00
0.87823313E+00
0.88546472E+00
0.84537669E+00
0.68802136E+00
0.78911706E+00
0.61739080E+00
0.81369429E+00
0.74518605E+00
0.82134255E+00
0.85279635E+00
0.75306670E+00
0.79388161E+00
0.74203666E+00
0.82134255E+00
0.72243732E+00
0.81474588E+00
0.34072359E+00
0.71471610E+00
0.65077091E+00
0.75846492E+00
0.76410368E+00
0.79420338E+00
0.78992818E+00
0.83620314E+00
0.87845130E+00
0.64816805E+00
0.67491868E+00
0.56566369E+00
0.58884193E+00
0.77908897E+00
0.76410368E+00
0.68750130E+00
0.80239370E+00
0.82496697E+00
0.62983411E+00
0.74967811E+00
0.77490423E+00

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