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Technical Efficiency in the Angolan Banking Sector with the B-convexity model

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  • Carlos Barros
  • Qi Liang
  • Nicolas Peypoch

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This paper analyzes technical efficiency in Angolan banks from 2005 to 2010 with an innovative Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model, the B-Convexity model. The intermediate approach is adopted and the results reveal that efficiency varies among the banks analyzed. Policy implications are derived.

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  • Carlos Barros & Qi Liang & Nicolas Peypoch, 2012. "Technical Efficiency in the Angolan Banking Sector with the B-convexity model," CEsA Working Papers 101, CEsA - Center for African, Asian and Latin American Studies.
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    Keywords

    Angola; banks; B-convexity; effciency;

    JEL classification:

    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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