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Some university students are more equal than others: Efficiency evidence from England

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Some university students are more equal than others: Efficiency evidence from England. / Chen, Ching-Fu; Soo, Kwok Tong.

In: Economics Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2010, p. 2697-2708.

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Chen, Ching-Fu ; Soo, Kwok Tong. / Some university students are more equal than others: Efficiency evidence from England. In: Economics Bulletin. 2010 ; Vol. 30, No. 4. pp. 2697-2708.

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