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Indirect production function and the output effect of public transit subsidies

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Volume (Year): 38 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 191-214

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Handle: RePEc:kap:transp:v:38:y:2011:i:2:p:191-214

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Keywords: Operating subsidy; Capital subsidy; Output effect; Indirect production function; Inefficiency;

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