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Agricultural Bank Efficiency And The Role Of Managerial Risk Preferences

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  • Armah, Bernard Kaku Ndarku
  • Park, Timothy A.

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We investigate the objectives of agricultural bank managers and their impacts on bank efficiency. If managers are non-neutral toward risk, then banks may appear inefficient when they are not. We find non-neutrality toward risk and efficiency gains due to firm size, loan shares, asset shares, and share of market deposits.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT with number 20909.

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Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea98:20909

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Keywords: Financial Economics; Risk and Uncertainty;

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  1. Joseph P. Hughes & William W. Lang & Loretta J. Mester & Choon-Geol Moon, 2000. "Recovering risky technologies using the almost ideal demand system: an application to U.S. banking," Working Papers 00-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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  1. Sun, Lei & Chang, Tzu-Pu, 2011. "A comprehensive analysis of the effects of risk measures on bank efficiency: Evidence from emerging Asian countries," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(7), pages 1727-1735, July.

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