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Measuring production efficiency of small firms in Pakistan

  • Burki, Abid A.
  • Terrell, Dek
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 26 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 155-169

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:26:y:1998:i:1:p:155-169
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