Contributions to Economics

Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies in India

A Critical Analysis of Industrial Structure, Firm Specific Resources, and Emerging Strategies

Authors: Mazumdar, Mainak

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  • Provides technical details to analyse efficiency, productivity and related issues for any industrial sector
  • Provides a picture of policy dilemmas for emerging economies undergoing reforms
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This book explains how government support and institutional set up facilitated the evolution of the Indian pharmaceutical industry and provides an economic analysis of firm strategies due to recent policy changes. The book is useful for researchers interested in understanding the transition of a lifeline sector for an emerging economy like India. Students of public policy, health administrators and health economists who are interested in the functioning of the pharmaceutical sector that produces life saving drugs in developing nations will find this book useful. The book also provides good coverage on data envelopment analysis (DEA), a useful technique for understanding productivity and efficiency. It can provide guidance to the research students on the applicability of DEA technique to address various research questions for analysis. The book will be a valuable addition to libraries in colleges of pharmacy and medicine as well as to all other academic and research centers.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Mazumdar, Mainak

    Pages 1-15

  • An Overview of the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector

    Mazumdar, Mainak

    Pages 17-44

  • The Sources of Heterogeneity in the Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms

    Mazumdar, Mainak

    Pages 45-71

  • Comparing Efficiency Across Various Groups of Firms: A Meta-Frontier Approach

    Mazumdar, Mainak

    Pages 73-94

  • Examining the Efficiency, Technical, and Productivity Changes of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Malmquist -Meta Frontier Approach

    Mazumdar, Mainak

    Pages 95-125

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7908-2937-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies in India
Book Subtitle
A Critical Analysis of Industrial Structure, Firm Specific Resources, and Emerging Strategies
Authors
Series Title
Contributions to Economics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-2876-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-2876-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2875-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2937-2
Series ISSN
1431-1933
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 202
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