Impact of merger on efficiency and productivity: a case study of commercial banks in Malaysia / Mahadzir Ismail ...[et al]

Ismail, Mahadzir and Sulaiman, Saliza and Abdul Rahim, Hasni and Nordin, Nordiana (2008) Impact of merger on efficiency and productivity: a case study of commercial banks in Malaysia / Mahadzir Ismail ...[et al]. Research Reports. Research Management Institute, Sungai Petani, Kedah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Financial Master Plan (2001-2010) aims to enhance the capacity of banking industry so that higher efficiency and productivity can be reaped in the future. This study seeks to determine the impact of merger on efficiency and productivity of commercial banks in Malaysia for the period 1995 until 2005. The study uses a non-parametric approach, namely DEA to estimate the efficiency scores and to construct the Malmquist productivity index. To enable this estimation, three bank inputs and outputs are used. Amongst the findings are those banks exhibit higher efficiency score after the merger and the foreign banks are more efficient than the local bank. For productivity, the banks have improved in both periods, before and after the merger. However, it is the local banks that have improved the most after the merger. The main source of productivity is technical change or innovation. The findings support the existing policy of having larger domestic banks in term of size/Mahadzir Ismail...[et.al.]

Item Type: Monograph (Research Reports)
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Ismail, Mahadzirmahadzir@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Sulaiman, SalizaUNSPECIFIED
Abdul Rahim, HasniUNSPECIFIED
Nordin, Nordiananordiana@salam.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Banking
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus > Research Management Institute (RMI)
Item ID: 22406
Uncontrolled Keywords: efficiency and productivity; case study; commercial banks
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2018 06:37
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Sultan Badlishah UiTM Cawangan Kedah
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/22406

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