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Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels

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Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels. / Chen, C F; Soo, K T.

Lancaster University : The Department of Economics, 2006. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Chen, CF & Soo, KT 2006 'Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels' Economics Working Paper Series, The Department of Economics, Lancaster University.

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Chen, C. F., & Soo, K. T. (2006). Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels. (Economics Working Paper Series). The Department of Economics.

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Chen CF, Soo KT. Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels. Lancaster University: The Department of Economics. 2006. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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Chen, C F ; Soo, K T. / Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels. Lancaster University : The Department of Economics, 2006. (Economics Working Paper Series).

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