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Linear Programming Approaches to the Measurement and Analysis of Productive Efficiency

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  • Lovell, C.A.K.

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Paper provided by Georgia - College of Business Administration, Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 393e.

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Length: 60 pages
Date of creation: 1993
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Handle: RePEc:fth:georec:393e

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Keywords: PRODUCTIVITY;

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