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Measuring Technical Efficiency of Kuwait Banks

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  • Imed Limam
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    1. Samir Srairi, 2010. "Cost and profit efficiency of conventional and Islamic banks in GCC countries," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 45-62, August.

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