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A comparison of parametric and non-parametric distance functions: With application to European railways

  • Coelli, Tim
  • Perelman, Sergio

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Volume (Year): 117 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 326-339

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:117:y:1999:i:2:p:326-339
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