Malmquist producticity index: An application of Turkish automotive industry
Automotive sector is one of the most important sectors which seen as the locomotive of economy, shares a large extent of the each economic crisis experienced in the area. In this study; automotive and supplier industry firms', which place in Istanbul Chamber of Industry's (ICI) 500 large firms, total factor productivities analyzed with Malmquist total factor productivity index. While 14 companies came up in this study that compassed 2003-2007 periods, the numbers of employees, net assets are used as input, profit before tax, gross value added and export revenue are used as output variables.
Malmquist productivity index, automotive sector