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Economies of scale in UK building societies: A re-appraisal using an entry/exit model

  • Drake, Leigh
  • Simper, Richard

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Volume (Year): 26 (2002)
Issue (Month): 12 ()
Pages: 2365-2382

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:26:y:2002:i:12:p:2365-2382
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