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The effect of competition on the efficiency of secondary schools in England

  • Bradley, Steve
  • Johnes, Geraint
  • Millington, Jim

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

Volume (Year): 135 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 545-568

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:135:y:2001:i:3:p:545-568
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