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Planning v competition in education: outcomes and efficiency

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Planning v competition in education : outcomes and efficiency. / Johnes, Geraint.

In: Welsh Economic Review, Vol. 26, 18.12.2018, p. 57-66.

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Johnes, Geraint. / Planning v competition in education : outcomes and efficiency. In: Welsh Economic Review. 2018 ; Vol. 26. pp. 57-66.

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