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Journal of Productivity Analysis

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 93–97 | Cite as

Of Course We Can Bootstrap DEA Scores! But Does It Mean Anything? Logic Trumps Wishful Thinking

  • Léopold Simar
  • Paul W. Wilson
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Wishful Thinking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Léopold Simar
    • 1
  • Paul W. Wilson
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut de Statistique and COREUniversité Catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of TexasAustinUSA

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