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Impact Of Corruption On Bank Profitability In Nigeria

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  • Toni Uhomoibhi ABURIME

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    (Deakin University of Australia, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance)

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This study sought to econometrically analyze the impact of corruption on bank profitability in Nigeria. Using a panel data set comprising 358 observations of 48 unique banks over the 1996 - 2006 time period, backward stepwise regression results reveal that corruption has a significant positive impact on bank profitability in Nigeria. The results lend credence to accusations that banks in Nigeria are thriving from corruption in the country

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Article provided by Danubius University of Galati in its journal Euroeconomica.

Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 2(23) (december)
Pages: 50-57

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Handle: RePEc:dug:journl:y:2009:i:2:p:50-57

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Keywords: Banking; Profitability; Corruption; Nigeria;

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  1. Koehn, Michael & Santomero, Anthony M, 1980. " Regulation of Bank Capital and Portfolio Risk," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 35(5), pages 1235-44, December.
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  1. Muhammad, Shahbaz & Qazi, Muhammad Adnan Hye & Muhammad, Shahbaz Shabbir, 2011. "Does Corruption Increase Financial Development? A Time Series Analysis in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 29640, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 10 Mar 2011.
  2. Farooq, Abdul & Shahbaz, Muhammad & Arouri, Mohamed & Teulon, Frédéric, 2013. "Does corruption impede economic growth in Pakistan?," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 35(C), pages 622-633.

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