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On technical efficiency of China's insurance industry after WTO accession

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  • Yao, Shujie
  • Han, Zhongwei
  • Feng, Genfu
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal China Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 66-86

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:chieco:v:18:y:2007:i:1:p:66-86
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