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Using a Probabilistic Frontier Production Function to Measure Technical Efficiency


  • Timmer, C P


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  • Timmer, C P, 1971. "Using a Probabilistic Frontier Production Function to Measure Technical Efficiency," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 79(4), pages 776-794, July-Aug..
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:79:y:1971:i:4:p:776-94

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