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Effects of incentive applications on technical efficiencies: Empirical evidence from Ugandan water utilities

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  • Mugisha, Silver, 2007. "Effects of incentive applications on technical efficiencies: Empirical evidence from Ugandan water utilities," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 225-233, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:juipol:v:15:y:2007:i:4:p:225-233
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    1. Russell, Bill & Banerjee, Anindya, 2008. "The long-run Phillips curve and non-stationary inflation," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, pages 1792-1815.
    2. Mbuvi, Dorcas & Tarsim, Achraf, 2011. "Managerial ownership and urban water utilities efficiency in Uganda," MERIT Working Papers 036, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    3. Mvulirwenande, Silas & Alaerts, Guy & Wehn, Uta, 2016. "Closing the Knowledge-Application Gap in Organisations through Incentives: Experience from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation in Uganda," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, pages 1-9.
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    9. Mellah, Thuraya & Ben Amor, Tawfik, 2016. "Performance of the Tunisian Water Utility: An input-distance function approach," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, pages 18-32.

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