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Measuring the efficiency of local police force

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  • Isabel-María García-Sánchez

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  • Isabel-María García-Sánchez, 2009. "Measuring the efficiency of local police force," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 27(1), pages 59-77, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:27:y:2009:i:1:p:59-77
    DOI: 10.1007/s10657-008-9079-1
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    1. Amor Diez-Ticio & Maria-Jesus Mancebon, 2002. "The efficiency of the Spanish police service: an application of the multiactivity DEA model," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(3), pages 351-362.
    2. José Lorenzo & Isabel Sánchez, 2007. "Efficiency evaluation in municipal services: an application to the street lighting service in Spain," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 27(3), pages 149-162, June.
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    1. Laura Carosi & Giovanna D’Inverno & Letizia Ravagli, 2014. "Global public spending efficiency in Tuscan municipalities," Discussion Papers 2014/175, Dipartimento di Economia e Management (DEM), University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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    Keywords

    Data envelopment analysis; Efficiency; Police; Local authorities; H11;

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    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government

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