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Is competition really bad news for cooperatives? Some empirical evidence for Italian producers’ cooperatives

  • Ornella Maietta
  • Vania Sena


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Productivity Analysis.

Volume (Year): 29 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 221-233

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:29:y:2008:i:3:p:221-233
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