Call for papers
Venue Accommodation Social Activities
Conference program

Symposium photos

Convener & main contact:

Necmi K Avkiran

Organising Committee:

Necmi K Avkiran, UQ Business School

Prasada Rao, School of Economics, UQ

Mamiza Haq, UQ Business School

International DEA Symposium - Pushing the Envelope!

27-29 September 2010, Brisbane, Australia

A selection of symposium papers are expected to appear in the prestigious Journal of Productivity Analysis (ERA ranking A) following the usual refereeing process.


Faculty of Business, Economics & Law

UQ Business School

Centre for Efficiency & Productivity Analysis

Keynote speakers (in alphabetical order)

Førsund, Finn R, Department of Economics, University of Oslo

(Reflections on the use of DEA: Some fundamental issues)

O'Donnell, Christopher, School of Economics, UQ

(DEA Methodology for Measuring and Decomposing Profitability, Productivity and Efficiency)

Zhu, Joe, Department of Management, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

(DEA Game Cross Efficiency)

Prize for the 'best paper', AUD500 (courtesy of UQ Business School)

The Queensland Chapter of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR) would offer one year’s free membership to all students registered for the International DEA Symposium. All others are offered a reduced-price membership for one year at AUD25 (full annual fee is AUD45).

Registration is due by 30 August 2010 with a 200-300 word abstract.

Program lock-down date is  20 September 2010.