The efficiency of the Turkish banking system

Matousek, Roman and Dasci, Selim and Sergi, Bruno S. (2008) The efficiency of the Turkish banking system. Centre for International Capital Markets discussion papers, 2008 (08). pp. 1-27. ISSN 1749-3412

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Abstract

This study analyses the efficiency of the Turkish bank system over the period 2000-2005. The estimation shows that inefficiency decreases over the period under consideration and the analysis unambiguously indicates that the Turkish banking system has a large potential for improvement. The state banks appear to reduce their costs more comfortably than the private banks. The results also suggest that the restructuring programme that started in 2001 appears to have transformed the state-banks into the more efficient and profitable institutions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for International Capital Markets discussion papers; CICM discussion papers; cost efficiency; Turkey; Turkish banks
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 14:35
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 14:35
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/464

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