X-e ciency in Australian banking : An empirical investigation

  title={X-e ciency in Australian banking : An empirical investigation},
  author={Milind Sathye},
This paper empirically investigates the x-eciency (technical and allocative) in Australian banks. A non-parametric method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) has been used to arrive at the eciency scores. Banks in this sample were found to have low levels of overall eciency compared with the banks in the European countries and in the US. The results indicate that, as a source of overall ineciency, the technical component was more important than the allocative component. Thus, the ineciency… CONTINUE READING
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