Cost and Profit Efficiency of Australian banks , and the impact of the global financial crisis

@inproceedings{Vu2011CostAP,
  title={Cost and Profit Efficiency of Australian banks , and the impact of the global financial crisis},
  author={H H Vu and Sean Turnell},
  year={2011}
}
  • H H Vu, Sean Turnell
  • Published 2011
This paper analyses cost and profit efficiencies of Australian banks over the period 1997-2009 and examines the impact of the recent global financial crisis on bank efficiency. The paper also investigates the factors determining differences in the efficiency of Australian banks. Using a stochastic frontier analysis we find that the profit efficiency of Australian banks is higher than their cost efficiency, and that major banks are more profit efficient, but marginally less cost efficient than… CONTINUE READING

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