Efficiency and performance evaluation of European cooperative banks

  title={Efficiency and performance evaluation of European cooperative banks},
  author={Michael Doumpos and Constantin Zopounidis},
Cooperative banks play an important role in the European banking system. This paper presents an evaluation of the efficiency and performance of a European cooperative banks. For this purpose an integrated approach is employed using both data envelopment analysis as well as a multicriteria evaluation methodology. Through data envelopment analysis the efficiency of the banks is evaluated under both the profit and the intermediation approach, while controlling for the effect of different country… CONTINUE READING


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