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Cost efficiency among credit card banks

  • Kulasekaran, Sivakumar
  • Shaffer, Sherrill

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economics and Business.

Volume (Year): 54 (2002)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
Pages: 595-614

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