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Public Sector Technical Inefficiency in Large U.S. Cities

  • Grossman, Philip J.
  • Mavros, Panayiotis
  • Wassmer, Robert W.

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Volume (Year): 46 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 278-299

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