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Service quality in the electricity industry: The role of privatization and managerial behavior

  • Fumagalli, Elena
  • Garrone, Paola
  • Grilli, Luca
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 12 (December)
    Pages: 6212-6224

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:35:y:2007:i:12:p:6212-6224
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