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On the Basic Proposition of X-Efficiency Theory


  • Leibenstein, Harvey


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  • Leibenstein, Harvey, 1978. "On the Basic Proposition of X-Efficiency Theory," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 68(2), pages 328-332, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:68:y:1978:i:2:p:328-32

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