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Benchmarking and firm heterogeneity: a latent class analysis for German electricity distribution companies

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  • Astrid Cullmann, 2012. "Benchmarking and firm heterogeneity: a latent class analysis for German electricity distribution companies," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 42(1), pages 147-169, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:42:y:2012:i:1:p:147-169
    DOI: 10.1007/s00181-010-0413-4
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