MEASURING THE EFFICIENCY OF POLISH MUNICIPALITIES IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS APPROACH

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Tomasz Tadeusz Skica Małgorzata Leśniowska-Gontarz Katarzyna Miszczyńska

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to evaluate the efficiency of Polish municipalities.The research study involved a DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) approach – in order to achieve the goal of sustainable development and to improve the quality of life of society. Conducted research study covered 2044 Polish municipalities for the year 2016. Using DEA model the ranking of Polish municipalities was prepared and a model Decision Making Unit (DMU) has been selected. It is possible to set goals for inefficient DMUs which should follow and regularly evaluate the progress in aims implementation. Inefficient municipalities can improve their efficiency following the technological example of chosen benchmarks.

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Skica, T., Leśniowska-Gontarz, M., & Miszczyńska, K. (2019). MEASURING THE EFFICIENCY OF POLISH MUNICIPALITIES IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS APPROACH. The South East European Journal of Economics and Business, 14(2), 54-66. Retrieved from http://journal.efsa.unsa.ba/index.php/see/article/view/1116
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Scientific and Professional papers: Economics
Author Biographies

Tomasz Tadeusz Skica, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow

Director for Research and Science in Institute for Financial Research and Analyses, Department of Finance, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, ul. Sucharskiego 2, 35 225 Rzeszow, e-mail: tskica@wsiz.rzeszow.pl. Scientific interests include: public finances, local government finances efficiency of public funds management, budgetary and nonbudgetary economy, fiscal policy, openness and transparency of public finances, support for entrepreneurship by territorial self-government, optimization of the size of the public finance sector. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5620-610X

Małgorzata Leśniowska-Gontarz, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow

Assistant in Department of Management, Institute for Financial Research and Analyses, University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, ul. Sucharskiego 2, 35- 225 Rzeszow, e-mail: mlesniowska@wsiz.rzeszow.pl. Since 2013 Editorial Secretary of Financial Internet Quarterly e-Finanse. Author and co-author of publications monographs and studies in the field of finance and economics including the area of healthcare.

Katarzyna Miszczyńska, University of Lodz

Assistant Professor in Department of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, ul. Uniwersytecka 3, 90-137 Lodz, katarzyna.miszczynska@uni.lodz.pl. Research interests are connected with application of quantitative methods, including econometric modeling, to study the effectiveness of various types of entities. What is more, particular emphasis is placed on the functioning of health care systems in the financial and organizational aspect.