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The determinants of cost/profit efficiency of Islamic banks before, during and after the crisis of 2007-2008 using SFA approach

  • Asma Mghaieth
  • Imen Khanchel El Mehdi
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    During the last two decades, a particular interest was granted to the Islamic banking system, on both the private and public level. A deep and broad desire to understand this system occurred in almost all regions of the world. More subject to the requirements of the process of globalization and operating in an uncertain environment, Islamic banks are lead to improve their efficiency and to develop their performance to maintain sustainability. Thus, the search for efficiency became both complex and compulsory demanding more flexible alternative shapes, more flexible formal analysis of efficiency and more sophisticated quantitative research techniques.

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    Paper provided by Department of Research, Ipag Business School in its series Working Papers with number 2014-107.

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    Length: 35 pages
    Date of creation: 25 Feb 2014
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    Handle: RePEc:ipg:wpaper:2014-107
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