Forschung, Veranstaltungen, Publikationen

Summer Academy 2018. Firm Behavior in Central and Eastern Europe: Productivity, Innovation and Trade

10th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe. Organized by the Leibniz-Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg) in cooperation with the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing (APB) and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES). 
Dates: June 11-13, 2018 
Location: Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing on Lake Starnberg near Munich

Social Policy in East and Southeast Europe in Past and Present. Demographic Challenges and Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion

6 IOS Annual Conference 2018.
Dates: 21 June – 23 June 2018
Location: IOS Regensburg, Landshuter Str. 4

Regensburger Vorträge zum östlichen Europa

Die einzelnen Termine und Vortragsthemen im Frühjahr-/Sommerprogramm 2018 entnehmen Sie bitte dem Plakat.

Seminarreihe des Arbeitsbereichs Ökonomie am IOS

Zeit: Dienstag, 13.30–15.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 109)
Programm Sommer 2018

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)
Programm Sommersemester 2018

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7. Juni 2018

Are Chinese Big Banks Really Inefficient? Distinguishing Persistent from Residual Inefficiency

Ein Vortrag von Zuzana Fungacova (Bank of Finland Institute of Transition [BOFIT]) im Rahmen der Seminarreihe des AB Ökonomie am IOS.
Datum: 7. Juni 2018 (Donnerstag!)
Zeit: 14.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 109)

There is large evidence that the five largest state-owned banks in China (the Big Five) suffer from low cost efficiency. The objective of this paper is to investigate how overall inefficiency of Chinese banks is decomposed between persistent inefficiency and transient inefficiency. While persistent efficiency reflects structural problems, transient efficiency is associated with short-term events. We use the model from Kumbhakar, Lien and Hardaker (2014) based on the stochastic frontier approach to measure persistent efficiency and transient efficiency for a large sample of 166 Chinese banks over the period 2008-2015. We find that Big Five banks have lower cost efficiency on average than other Chinese banks, which results from lower persistent cost efficiency. Big Five banks do not significantly differ in transient efficiency from other Chinese banks over the period, even if their transient efficiency is more volatile. Our findings support the view that major structural reforms need to be implemented to enhance efficiency of Big Five banks.