Katerina Fotova Čiković – University North, Trg dr. Žarka Dolinara 1, 48000 Koprivnica, Republic of Croatia
Data envelopment analysis;
This article surveys and presents the applications of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in Croatia, i.e. in different industries and economic sectors in Croatia. The systematic review followed the PRISMA statement and guidelines for systematic literature review. The main scientific online databases were accessed in September 2022 without time constraints with the use of the keywords „DATA ENVELOPMENT ANALYSIS“ and „CROATIA“. Therefore, all the applications of DEA in Croatia are presented ever since the introduction of DEA back in 1978. This review’s main goal is to gain insights into the areas of research in Croatia that most commonly use the DEA methodology and the areas that neglect this methodology. Moreover, the Croatian authors that most commonly use this methodology will be revealed. Another goal is to introduce all the various aspects of efficiency evaluation that can be used with the DEA methodology. The ultimate goal of this paper is to increase awareness among academic members, scholars and analysts to employ the DEA methodology more often when it comes to measuring the relative efficiency of homogeneous decision-making units (DMUs). The paper concludes with a summary of the DEA applications as well as literature gaps on DEA applications in Croatia. Moreover, suggestions and guidelines for future research are provided.
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