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Productivity in the Distributive Trades: The Shopper and the Economies of Massed Reserves

In: Output Measurement in the Service Sectors

  • Walter Y. Oi
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  • Zvi Griliches, 1992. "Output Measurement in the Service Sectors," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number gril92-1, May.
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