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dc.contributor.authorMatthews, Kenten_US
dc.contributor.authorGuo, Jianguangen_US
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Ninaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-18en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-02T14:29:44Z-
dc.date.available2012-11-02T14:29:44Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65827-
dc.description.abstractThis study examines the productivity growth of the nationwide banks of China over the ten years to 2006. Using a bootstrap method for the Malmquist index estimates of productivity growth are constructed with appropriate confidence intervals. The paper adjusts for the quality of the output by accounting for the non-performing loans on the balance sheets and test for the robustness of the results by examining alternative sets of outputs. The productivity growth of the state-owned banks is compared with the Joint-stock banks and it determinants evaluated. The paper finds that average productivity of the Chinese banks improved modestly over this period. Adjusting for the quality of loans, by treating NPLs as an undesirable output, the average productivity growth of the state-owned banks was zero or negative while productivity of the Joint-Stock banks was markedly higher.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCardiff University, Cardiff Business School Cardiffen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCardiff Economics Working Papers E2008/17en_US
dc.subject.jelD24en_US
dc.subject.jelG21en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordBank Efficiencyen_US
dc.subject.keywordProductivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordMalmquist indexen_US
dc.subject.keywordBootstrappingen_US
dc.subject.stwBanken_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwBootstrap-Verfahrenen_US
dc.subject.stwChinaen_US
dc.titleNon-performing loans and productivity in Chinese banks: 1997 - 2006en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn640151582en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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