|Title: ||Banking industry development and bank efficiency in an emerging market economy
||Author(s): ||Tran Phuong Thao
||Keywords: ||Banking industry development; Banking efficiency; Vietnam; SFA
||Abstract: ||Banking system is considered as a backbone of a country’s economic development.
Understanding bank efficiency and relationship between this efficiency and banking industry
development are considered as important issues for the sustainable development of an
economy. This paper employs both banking industry indicators and bank specific indicators
to investigate the bank efficiency and the relationship between the bank efficiency and
banking industry development in Vietnam which is known as an emerging market economy.
Using the stochastic frontier analysis approach for a large sample of commercial banks in
Vietnam over the period 2000 - 2013, the findings indicate positively linkages of the bank
efficiency and banking industry development of the banking sector. The findings also suggest
the influence of several bank specific indicators and macroeconomic indicators in bank
|Issue Date: ||2015
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers|