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Small-sample properties of ML, COLS, and DEA estimators of frontier models in the presence of heteroscedasticity

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  • Bojani, Antonio N.
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  • Ford, Jon M.

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  • Bojani, Antonio N. & Caudill, Steven B. & Ford, Jon M., 1998. "Small-sample properties of ML, COLS, and DEA estimators of frontier models in the presence of heteroscedasticity," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 108(1), pages 140-148, July.
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