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Efficiency measurements and the gains from trade under transaction costs


  • Jean-Paul Chavas


  • Zohra Mechemache



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  • Jean-Paul Chavas & Zohra Mechemache, 2006. "Efficiency measurements and the gains from trade under transaction costs," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 26(1), pages 67-85, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:26:y:2006:i:1:p:67-85
    DOI: 10.1007/s11123-006-0006-6

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    Technical efficiency; Allocative efficiency; Price efficiency; Transaction cost; Second best; Gains from trade; B4; D5; D6; F1;

    JEL classification:

    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
    • D5 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium
    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade


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