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The Impact of 1998 and 2008 Financial Crises on Profitability of Islamic Banks


The paper investigates the profitability of 78 Islamic banks in 25 countries for the period of 1992-2009. The Fixed Effect Model (FEM) used to analyse profitability shows that profit efficiency is positive and statistically significant with operating expenses against asset, equity, high income countries and non-performing loans against total loans. [BIDS Articles]. URL:[].

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Date of creation: May 2012
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