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A variable returns to scale data envelopment analysis model for the joint determination of efficiencies with an example of the UK health service


  • Tsai, P. F.
  • Mar Molinero, C.


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  • Tsai, P. F. & Mar Molinero, C., 2002. "A variable returns to scale data envelopment analysis model for the joint determination of efficiencies with an example of the UK health service," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 21-38, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:141:y:2002:i:1:p:21-38

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