Hanan Hamoud M. Alharbi, Prof. Sarah Abdullah Bin- Mengash


This article estimates the efficiency of the research performance of Saudi universities using the stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) method using an output number of published research and two inputs are the number of researchers from faculty and the total number of research and technical centers, and the Study of the impact of external interpretative factors represented in the budget allocated incentive and financial support system, infrastructure and supporting equipment. The results showed that the average efficiency of research performance of Saudi universities was 0.49 and was concluded that there is a direct impact of external factors on the inefficiency.

Keyword : efficiency; production function; high education; Parametric statistics

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