The cost of market power in banking: Social welfare loss vs. cost inefficiency

This paper analyses the relationship between market power in the loan and deposit markets and efficiency in the EU-15 countries over 1993–2002. Results show the existence of a positive relationship between market power and cost X-efficiency, allowing rejection of the so-called quiet life hypothesis...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic details
Volume: 31
Main Author: Maudos, Joaquín
de Guevara, Juan Fernández
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2007
ELSEVIER
Elsevier
published in: Journal of banking & finance Vol. 31; no. 7; pp. 2103 - 2125
ORCID: 0000-0001-6490-1623
Data of publication: 2007
ISSN: 0378-4266
1872-6372
EISSN: 1872-6372
Discipline: Business
Economics
Series: Journal of Banking & Finance
Subjects:
D40
G21
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2007
Web of Knowledge
Web of Science
RePEc
RePEc IDEAS
CrossRef
Academic OneFile (A&I only)
Database information Databases - DBIS