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Title: The Impact of Macroeconomic, Structural Variables and Banks’ Characteristics on Islamic Banks Performance: Panel Evidence from Jordanian banks (2000-2014)
Authors: Imane YOUSFI
Keywords: Profitability
Islamic Banks
Panel Data
Issue Date: 2016
Series/Report no.: numéro 16 2016;
Abstract: The study examines the determinants of Jordanian Islamic banks’ performance during the period 2000-2014 and the study sample includes 2 Islamic banks. A variety of bank-specific Characteristics (internal determinants: capital, deposit, risk, efficiency, liquidity), macroeconomic and structural determinants (external variables: GPD, inflation and bank size) are used to predict the performance, using the panel regression analysis.The results reveal that: first, all internal banks’ determinants, with the exception of liquidity risk and efficiency, significantly affect the Islamic banks profitability using both measures (ROE and ROA) in the study period. Second, the paper finds that the macro-economic indicators such inflation and GDP have a significant impact on Islamic bank’s performance. Finally, turning to financial structure and its impact on bank’s performance, the researcher finds that size is beneficial to the Jordanian Islamic banks
Description: Revue El Bahith
ISSN: 1112-3613
Appears in Collections:numéro 16 2016 foreign sec

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