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Empirical Research on the Banking Efficiency in R. Macedonia

  • Katerina Voycheska

An empirical analysis was made of the efficiency of the Macedonian banking system between 2005 – 2009. It was measured under the method of Data Envelopment Approach (DEA), in order to compare the effectiveness of the banks, and to group them according to a relevant criterion. The key aspects are outlining the theoretical and empirical analysis criteria, the bank classification and monitoring the results.

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Article provided by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute in its journal Economic Thought.

Volume (Year): (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 73-93

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Handle: RePEc:bas:econth:y:2011:i:1:p:73-93
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