Structural reforms and banking efficiency in the new EU States

Koutsomanoli-Fillipaki, Anastasia, Mamatzakis, Emmanuel and Staikuras, Christos (2009) Structural reforms and banking efficiency in the new EU States. Journal of Policy Modeling, 31 (1). pp. 17-21. ISSN 0161-8938

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Abstract

This paper opts for the stochastic frontier methodology to investigate the impact of structural reforms on profit efficiency in the banking industry of four new European Union Member States over the period 1999–2003. Our findings suggest that reforms in the banking market are of vital importance for profitability, as they assert a positive impact on profit efficiency, whereas reforms in the non-bank financial sector appear to hinder profit efficiency.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: Janet Snow
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2012 14:23
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 14:23
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/40018
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