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Public Sector Technical Inefficiency in Large U.S. Cities

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  • Grossman, Philip J.
  • Mavros, Panayiotis
  • Wassmer, Robert W.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Urban Economics.

Volume (Year): 46 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 278-299

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Handle: RePEc:eee:juecon:v:46:y:1999:i:2:p:278-299

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