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We regress these indicators on potential economic, institutional, demographic, and geographic determinants. Efficiency is oriented towards successful input transformation into outputs, where effectiveness measures how outputs interact with the economic and social environment. Findings – Effectiveness and efficiency are exclusive performance measures, which entities can use to assess their performance. This will depend on the economic efficiency of the market conditions the consumer faces (e.g., energy prices, information availability) as well as the economic behavior of the individual decision maker (e.g., cost-minimizing behavior). The present paper is the result of the approach and research from a common perspective of two issues regarding economic development, with different time lengths: economic sustainability – one of the newest and most modern theories related to the meaning and context of economic development and economic efficiency – an old theory which has been the focus of many generations of specialists. • This kind of economy also fares poorly in terms of economic efficiency. e�V����'�6�)�I��S s������J*�F��$ ����2yD�A/�֗x��b[�ng��(]���*�(֚��n0�s���ćԻ2ĩj�q���] �&�wѧ�&�׶�����UI����E^�|K%i�X�L�kg���k���,�H����k�2SMg���������,Ċ�Lx쮓&���M%]bS�H��N���F��y�./tJ��Fm��7��� The first method includes data envelopment analysis (DEA) as a first stage and the regression of the obtained efficiency scores on explanatory factors as a second step. 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