Kablan, S and Yousfi, O (2011): Efficiency of islamic and conventional banks in countries with islamic banking.
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Our study aims at analyzing Islamic banks efficiency over the period 2001-2008. We found that they were efficient at 78.9%. The level of efficiency could however vary according to regions. Asia displays the highest score with 84.64%. Indeed, country like Malaysia and Pakistan implemented reforms in order to allow Islamic banks to better cope with the existing financial system. On the contrary countries with Islamic banking system do not necessarily display efficiency scores superior to the average. Further analyses on commercial banks, in the selected countries strengthen the conclusion for a regulatory environment suiting Islamic banking. Besides, the subprime crisis did not impact Islamic banks as evidenced by the dummy variable. Market power and profitability have negative impact on Islamic banks efficiency. Concentration leads to higher costs through slacks and inefficiency. Again other results from robustness checks appear to stress the specificity of Islamic banks, like their first aim for financing rural population.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Efficiency of islamic and conventional banks in countries with islamic banking|
|Keywords:||Islamic Finance, Islamic Banks, performance, efficiency, stochastic frontier analysis|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G15 - International Financial Markets
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G24 - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage; Ratings and Ratings Agencies
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks; Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
|Depositing User:||Prof. Sandrine Kablan|
|Date Deposited:||23. Aug 2011 13:34|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 07:49|
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