Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Sandrine Kablan
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2010
Keywords: Cost-efficiency, Stochastic Frontier Analysis, Banking System, Financial Development, banking, foreign banks, foreign bank, financial institutions, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,
This study assesses the determinants of banking system efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and asks what, besides the degree of efficiency, explains the low level of financial development in the region. It uses...