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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 584869, 19 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/584869
Research Article

Productivity of Nations: A Stochastic Frontier Approach to TFP Decomposition

1Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rua Itapeva, 474-11 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Confederação Nacional de Serviços, Rua Professor Tamandaré Toledo, 69-3 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 31 August 2011; Accepted 26 October 2011

Academic Editor: Magda E. Kandil

Copyright © 2012 Jorge Oliveira Pires and Fernando Garcia. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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