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An examination of cost structure and production performance of commercial banks in Singapore

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  • Rezvanian, Rasoul
  • Mehdian, Seyed
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    Volume (Year): 26 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 79-98

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:26:y:2002:i:1:p:79-98

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