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The effect of foreign ownership on SMEs performance: An efficiency analysis perspective

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  • George Halkos & Nickolaos Tzeremes, 2010. "The effect of foreign ownership on SMEs performance: An efficiency analysis perspective," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 34(2), pages 167-180, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jproda:v:34:y:2010:i:2:p:167-180
    DOI: 10.1007/s11123-010-0174-2
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    Efficiency analysis; Non-parametric approaches; Bootstrap techniques; Foreign owned firms; SMEs’ performance; L25; C61; C67;
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    JEL classification:

    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • C67 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Input-Output Models

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