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Corporate Governance and Bank Performance: Evidence from Macedonia

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  • Fidanoski, Filip
  • Mateska, Vesna
  • Simeonovski, Kiril

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The role of banks is integral to the economic development of any country. Given the renewed attention on the corporate governance in banks with the global financial crises, this paper investigates the relevance of board size, board composition and CEO qualities in the banks and their performance. Thus, the following paragraphs will elaborate on the development of hypotheses to test whether good corporate governance system can contribute towards higher banks performance. This research is different from other studies, both practical and theoretical, as the object of study is commercial banks in developing country.

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  • Fidanoski, Filip & Mateska, Vesna & Simeonovski, Kiril, 2013. "Corporate Governance and Bank Performance: Evidence from Macedonia," MPRA Paper 46773, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Mar 2013.
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    Keywords

    bank performance; board composition; board size; capital requirement; corporate governance; developing countries; diversity; Macedonia.;

    JEL classification:

    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • K23 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Regulated Industries and Administrative Law

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