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Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan

Author/Editor: Hardy, Daniel C. L. | Bonaccorsi di Patti, Emilia
Authorized for Distribution: September 1, 2001
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Summary: Pakistan undertook major financial sector reforms starting in the late 1980s. The effects of these reforms on the profitability and cost and revenue efficiency of the banking sector are evaluated. The revenue performance of all banks, and especially the privatized banks, improved significantly, although costs also rose and relative performance across banks did not converge.
 
Series: Working Paper No. 01/138
Subject(s): Bank reforms | Pakistan
Author's keyword(s): Banking | Efficiency Deregulation | Pakistan
 
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    Published:   September 1, 2001        
    ISBN/ISSN:   1934-7073   Format:   Paper
    Stock No:   WPIEA1382001   Pages:   35
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