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Measuring Sustainability Efficiency Using a Two-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis Approach


  • George E. Halkos
  • Nickolaos G. Tzeremes
  • Stavros A. Kourtzidis


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  • George E. Halkos & Nickolaos G. Tzeremes & Stavros A. Kourtzidis, 2016. "Measuring Sustainability Efficiency Using a Two-Stage Data Envelopment Analysis Approach," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Yale University, vol. 20(5), pages 1159-1175, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:inecol:v:20:y:2016:i:5:p:1159-1175

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