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Efficiency analysis of Chinese industry: A directional distance function approach

  • Watanabe, Michio
  • Tanaka, Katsuya
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 12 (December)
    Pages: 6323-6331

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