Scale and Technical Efficiency of Islamic Banks in Sudan: Data Envelopment Analysis
AbstractThis paper employs several efficiency measures and productivity changes using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to investigate efficiency performance of Islamic banks in Sudan. Our results indicate, among twelve banks included in our sample only two banks, (the largest bank in the group which is government owned, and middle sized, private bank), score technical efficiency level (i.e. scale and pure technical efficiency). While the smallest bank in the group (private owned), score pure technical efficiency (i.e., managerial efficiency), but scale inefficient. This result adds additional evidence to the existing literature that ownership (government versus private) is not a constraint of managerial and scale efficiency but bank’s size is important factor for scale efficiency.
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DEA; Banks efficiency; scale efficiency;
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- NEP-ALL-2011-04-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2011-04-09 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-EFF-2011-04-09 (Efficiency & Productivity)
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