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Change in Technical Efficiency of Slovak Banks over Time under the Intermediation Approach
Change in Technical Efficiency of Slovak Banks over Time under the Intermediation Approach

Author(s): Martin Boďa, Vlastimil Farkašovský, Emília Zimková
Subject(s): Evaluation research, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Present Times (2010 - today), Financial Markets
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: technical efficiency; Slovak banking industry; non-radial SBM model; Malmquist index; intermediation approach;
Summary/Abstract: The goal of the paper is to investigate into technical efficiency exhibited by Slovak commercial banks and its changes over the period from 2000 to 2012. Under the premise of the intermediation approach to evaluating technical efficiency in banking and by dint of the decomposition based the Malmquist index, both efficiency changes and productivity changes are analysed and commented in order to draw conclusions relevant for managerial purposes and to macro-regulation of commercial banks.

  • Page Range: 64-72
  • Page Count: 9
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: English