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Determinants Of Bank Performance In Cee Countries

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  • Alin Marius ANDRIES

    () (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, B- dul Carol 1 nr.22, Iasi, Romania)

  • Vasile COCRIS

    () (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, B- dul Carol 1 nr.22, Iasi, Romania)

  • Silviu Gabriel URSU

    (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, B- dul Carol 1 nr.22, Iasi, Romania)

Abstract

In this paper examine the impact of the current financial crisis on the performance of banks across 19 countries from Central and Eastern European for the period 2004 – 2010. The period chosen is relevant in the context of the entrance of new ten EU members at the beginning of the year 2004 and the beginning signs of the subprime crisis in the Central and Eastern Europe in 2008. Also, we highlight the differences between different groups of countries: member of European Union or non-member of Euro Union.The results show large differences between pre-crisis period and crisis period and among the banking systems in terms of performance indicators. In average, banks from countries that are not members of European Union recorded an ample decrease of profitability and stability during current financial crisis. We observe that the best-performing banks during current financial crisis had significantly more core equity capital and are more focus on traditional banking activities

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  • Alin Marius ANDRIES & Vasile COCRIS & Silviu Gabriel URSU, 2012. "Determinants Of Bank Performance In Cee Countries," Review of Economic and Business Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 10, pages 165-177, December.
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    1. Alin-Marius Andrie? & Bogdan Capraru & Florentina Ie?an-Muntean & Iulian Ihnatov, 2016. "The Impact of International Financial Crisis on Bank Performance in Eastern and Central European Countries," EuroEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 1(35), pages 111-126, may.
    2. Simona MUTU, 2015. "Exposure To Systemic Risk Of The European Too-Big-To-Fail Banks During Crisis," Review of Economic and Business Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, issue 16, pages 103-115, December.

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    Keywords

    Banking; financial crisis; performance; CEE countries;

    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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