The Impact of Corporate Governance on Efficiency of Nepalese Commercial Banks

  • Radhe S. PradhanEmail author
  • Mukesh Kumar Shah
  • Nabin Bhandari
  • Nagendra Prasad Mahato
  • Namaraj Adhikari
  • Nirajan Bam


This study examines the impact of corporate governance variables on non-performing loans of Nepalese commercial banks. The dependent variables are ratio of non-performing loan and cost efficiency. The independent variables are board size, independent directors, audit committee member, foreign ownership, domestic ownership, CEO duality, bank age, female director, board meeting and bank size. This study is based on secondary sources of data collected from 18 Nepalese commercial banks from 2010–2011 to 2015–2016, leading to 108 observations. The data were collected from annual reports and websites of the selected Nepalese commercial banks. The regression models are estimated to test the significance and impact of corporate governance variables on non-performing loans of Nepalese commercial banks.


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  • Radhe S. Pradhan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mukesh Kumar Shah
    • 1
  • Nabin Bhandari
    • 1
  • Nagendra Prasad Mahato
    • 1
  • Namaraj Adhikari
    • 1
  • Nirajan Bam
    • 1
  1. 1.Uniglobe CollegeThribhuvan UniversityKathmanduNepal

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