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Aggregate Matching Efficiency: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach, France 1990–1994

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  • Aomar Ibourk
  • Bénédicte Maillard
  • Sergio Perelman
  • Henri Sneessens

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  • Aomar Ibourk & Bénédicte Maillard & Sergio Perelman & Henri Sneessens, 2004. "Aggregate Matching Efficiency: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach, France 1990–1994," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 31(1), pages 1-25, March.
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