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Republic of Slovenia :, Selected Issues

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the challenges that the Republic of Slovenia will face in the coming years. It examines the efficiency of the Slovene banking sector in the European Union context. The paper analyzes indicators of bank efficiency by comparing performance indicators for banks in Slovenia, the European Monetary Union, and new member states. It presents results from cross-country econometric estimates of banking sector cost efficiency. The paper also discusses results from estimates of cross-country banking sector contestability, and the determinants of efficiency and contestability
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Introduction and Overview; II. Efficiency of Slovene Banking Sector in the EU Context; A. Introduction; B. Qualitative Indicators of Bank Efficiency; C. Estimates of the Distance of Slovene Banks from a Cost Efficiency Frontier; D. Market Contestability; E. Determinants of Efficiency and Contestability and Policy Issues; Tables; 1. Summary of Stochastic Frontier Estimates of Cost Functions; 2. Details of Baseline Regression Results for Market Contestability; 3. Baseline Competitiveness Index and Tests of Long-Run Equilibrium; Appendix
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non fiction
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1 online resource (70 p.)
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