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What is Financial Efficiency

Handbook of Research on Strategic Developments and Regulatory Practice in Global Finance
It refers to the meeting of necessary requirements (elimination of market distortions, competitive markets, accessible information, etc.) for the provision of highest quality financial services at the lowest cost possible.
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How to Measure the Level of Financial Development
Sibel Bali Eryigit (Uludağ University, Turkey) and Ercan Dulgeroglu (Uludağ University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7288-8.ch017
The aim of this chapter is twofold: first, to present in the most proper manner the definition of financial development, considering that bad definition leads to bad measurement and taking into account the discussions in the literature. Second, it aims to discuss how to measure the level of financial development. In line with these objectives, financial development index values for 1998-2011 are calculated by principal components analysis for 77 countries considering the suitable indicator in terms of the right definition of financial development. The calculated indices helps to obtain a composite measure that evaluates the size, access, efficiency and stability dimensions of financial development together.
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Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Shareholder Wealth in Indian Banks: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach
The effectiveness with which a bank or financial institution manages its resources to maximize profits and minimize costs.
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