Banking inefficiency in Central and Eastern European countries under a quadratic loss function
AbstractWe employ a quadratic loss function using a forward-looking rational expectations model to estimate the dynamics of banking inefficiency scores in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) over the period 1998-2005. Results show that there is heterogeneity in the speed of adjustment to the long run equilibrium across countries and over time, while it appears that the recent accession to the EU has not led to an increase in the speed of adjustment, as it would be expected in light of the integration process prior to the accession. Ownership asserts certain influence on the speed at which banks correct past-period inefficiency.
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Speed of adjustment Long run equilibrium Rational expectations Banking inefficiency;
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- Anastasia Koutsomanoli-Filippaki & Emmanuel Mamatzakis, 2008. "Banking Inefficiency in Central and Eastern European countries under a Quadratic Loss Function," Discussion Paper Series 2008_11, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, revised Sep 2008.
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
- L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
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