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What do stochastic frontier cost functions tell us about inefficiency?

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  • Skinner, Jonathan, 1994. "What do stochastic frontier cost functions tell us about inefficiency?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 323-328, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:13:y:1994:i:3:p:323-328
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