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US banking efficiency, 1984–1995

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We estimate the time-varying average efficiencies of the US banks during 1984–1995 with four different efficiency estimators. Using these four series of efficiency estimates, we make a multivariate Kalman filter analysis to examine the efficiency trend in US banks during this period.

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  • Kutlu, Levent, 2012. "US banking efficiency, 1984–1995," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(1), pages 53-56.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:117:y:2012:i:1:p:53-56
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.042
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    1. Meryem Duygun & Levent Kutlu & Robin C. Sickles, 2016. "Measuring productivity and efficiency: a Kalman filter approach," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 46(2), pages 155-167, December.
    2. Kutlu, Levent, 2017. "A constrained state space approach for estimating firm efficiency," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 152(C), pages 54-56.
    3. repec:eee:ecolet:v:163:y:2018:i:c:p:155-157 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. repec:kap:jproda:v:49:y:2018:i:2:d:10.1007_s11123-018-0527-9 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    Banking Industry; Efficiency; Kalman Filter; Panel data;

    JEL classification:

    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General

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