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Parametric Efficiency Tests, Economies of Scale, and Input Demand in U.S. Electric Power Generation

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  • Atkinson, Scott E
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    Article provided by Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association in its journal International Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 25 (1984)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 647-62

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