Assessment of Banking Efficiency as Applied on Palestinian Banks
11 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Date Written: March 23, 2017
This study aims at measuring and analyzing the efficiency of conventional banks operating in Palestine as applied on a sample of 11 banks during the period 2007 to 2014 using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Stochastic Cost Frontier (SFA) models.
Results indicate that there are insignificant differences in the average scores of efficiency according to the bank size or type, while these differences seem to be significant when analyzing according to the model used.
Keywords: Bank Efficiency, Bank Size, Bank Type, Data Envelopment Analysis, Palestinian Banks, Stochastic Cost Frontier
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