Competition and bank efficiency in emerging markets: empirical evidence from Ghana

Author: 
Alhassan, Abdul Latif
Responsibility: 
Ohene-Asare, Kwaku, jt. author
Publisher: 
Emerald
Date published: 
2016
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Journal Title: 
African Journal of Economic and Management Studies
Source: 
African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2016, pp. 268-288
Abstract: 

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between competition and efficiency in the Ghanaian banking industry. The results points to improvements in cost efficiency (CE) and competition within the banking industry. From the empirical estimations, the findings suggest that competition exerts a positive influence on CE. The authors also find evidence of convergence in both technical and CE.

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CITATION: Alhassan, Abdul Latif. Competition and bank efficiency in emerging markets: empirical evidence from Ghana . : Emerald , 2016. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2016, pp. 268-288 - Available at: http://library.africa-union.org/competition-and-bank-efficiency-emerging-markets-empirical-evidence-ghana-1

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