Continued discussion on conventional versus Islamic banks: combining financial ratios and efficiency

  title={Continued discussion on conventional versus Islamic banks: combining financial ratios and efficiency},
  author={Mohammad Imdadul Haque and Mohammad Rumzi Tausif and Anis Ali},
  journal={Banks and Bank Systems},
Two different types of banking systems, Islamic and conventional, dominate the banking structure in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the ongoing debate as to which of the two is better. Using data for the period 2014–2018, the study compares Islamic and conventional banks. It combines traditional financial ratios, Return on Assets (ROA) and Return on Equity (ROE), with Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to perform a comprehensive analysis. In terms of ROA, the… 

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