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Modeling economies of scale: the case of US electric power companies

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  • Kymn, Kern O.

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  • Hisnanick, John J. & Kymn, Kern O., 1999. "Modeling economies of scale: the case of US electric power companies," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 225-237, June.
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