Banking Efficiency in Europe

  • Fabiano Colombini


This chapter examines the efficiency of banks in the framework of production evolution, banking business and business areas, taking into account inputs and outputs and the impact on costs, revenue and profits. Improving banking efficiency constitutes the premises for a structural reinforcement in the economic account, creating the best premises for bank survival.

Evolving production and business areas and competition between small- and medium-sized banks and great banks, as well as the shocks and shifts induced by financial crises of recent years, tend to improve the strength and solidity of best banks.


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  • Fabiano Colombini
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  1. 1.Department of Economics and ManagementUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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