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Productivity and Organization in China's Rural Industries: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis

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  • Dong, Xiao-yuan
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  • Dong, Xiao-yuan & Putterman, Louis, 1997. "Productivity and Organization in China's Rural Industries: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 181-201, April.
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