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Using "Insider Econometrics" to Study Productivity

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  • Kathryn Shaw

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  • Casey Ichniowski & Kathryn Shaw, 2004. "Using "Insider Econometrics" to Study Productivity," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 94(2), pages 217-223, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:94:y:2004:i:2:p:217-223
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