publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Determinants of bank profitability in a developing economy: Empirical evidence from Bangladesh

Sufian, Fadzlan; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah;
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  • Published: 30 Sep 2009 Journal: Journal of Business Economics and Management (issn: 1611-1699, eissn: 2029-4433, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Vilnius Gedinimas Technical University
Abstract
This study seeks to examine the performance of 37 Bangladeshi commercial banks between 1997 and 2004. The empirical findings of this study suggest that bank specific characteristics, in particular loans intensity, credit risk, and cost have positive and significant impacts on bank performance, while non‐interest income exhibits negative relationship with bank profitability. During the period under study the results suggest that the impact of size is not uniform across the various measures employed. The empirical findings suggest that size has a negative impact on return on average equity (ROAE), while the opposite is true for return on average assets (ROAA) and ...
Subjects
free text keywords: banks, profitability, multivariate regression analysis, Bangladesh, Business, HF5001-6182, Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous), Economics and Econometrics, Negative relationship, Empirical evidence, Developing country, Inflation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Economics, Profitability index, Finance, business.industry, Net interest income, Equity (finance), Credit risk
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Determinants of bank profitability in a developing economy: Empirical evidence from Bangladesh

Sufian, Fadzlan; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah;