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Estimation of benchmark performance standards: An application to public school expenditures

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  • Dopuch, Nicholas
  • Gupta, Mahendra
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Accounting and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 23 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 (July)
    Pages: 141-161

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:23:y:1997:i:2:p:141-161

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