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Comparação da Eficiência de Custo para BRICs e América Latina

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  • Lycia M. G. Araujo
  • Guilherme M. R. Gomes
  • Solange M. Guerra
  • Benjamin M. Tabak

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The purpose of this research is to evaluate the banking structure of the four major emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India and China - BRIC), and Latin American countries. We employ a stochastic frontier model to estimate the values of cost efficiency and compare these efficiency measures among these countries. Additionally, we assess the changes in efficiency due to the inclusion of non-traditional activities (non-interest income). The results show that the efficiency of these countries has increased in the recent period and that the inclusion of variable non-traditional activities increases average bank efficiency, with the exception of the banking system of Russia.

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Paper provided by Central Bank of Brazil, Research Department in its series Working Papers Series with number 252.

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Handle: RePEc:bcb:wpaper:252

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  1. Ornelas, Jose Renato Haas & Barbachan, José Fajardo & Farias, Aquiles Rocha de, 2012. "Estimating Relative Risk Aversion, Risk-Neutral and Real-World Densities using Brazilian Real Currency Options," EBAPE Working Papers 1, School of Public and Business Administration, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  2. Angelo Marsiglia Fasolo, 2012. "A Note on Particle Filters Applied to DSGE Models," Working Papers Series 281, Central Bank of Brazil, Research Department.
  3. Waldyr Areosa & Marta Areosa, 2012. "Information (in) Chains: information transmission through production chains," Working Papers Series 286, Central Bank of Brazil, Research Department.

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