This fascinating study uses Domesday book data and Management Science methods to examine manorial production efficiency in Medieval Essex in 1086. This book reveals unexpected facts about economic history, and is a remarkable contribution to economic history and medieval studies. It will be of great interest to economists, management scientists, medievalists and anyone involved with Domesday studies.
1. Introduction and Background
2. Measuring Efficiency
3. Algebraic Methods
4. Efficiency Analysis of Domesday Essex Lay Estates
5. An Alternative Non-Frontier Efficiency Analysis
6. Extensions, Comparisons and Conclusions