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Efficiency Measures for Banking Groups in Egypt

Alaa El-Shazly

in Toward More Efficient Services in Egypt

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9789774164941
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971068 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164941.003.0005
Efficiency Measures for Banking Groups in Egypt

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This chapter investigates the performance of the banking sector in Egypt during a period characterized by privatization and a liberal economic regime. The chapter reviews the developments in market structure and regulatory frameworks toward a more competitive system and measures efficiency for the various bank groups as classified by type of business activity and ownership using econometric analysis.

Keywords: Egypt; banking system; econometric model

Chapter.  9161 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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