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Bank Ownership, Board Characteristics and Performance: Evidence from Commercial Banks in India

Jayati Sarkar and Subrata Sarkar ()

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Abstract: This paper examines the importance of board size and board composition in determining bank outcomes using data from an emerging economy, India, and using a sample that includes both public and private banks. This paper also examine the effect of CEO tenure in influencing bank outcomes, a topic that acquires particular importance in context of public sector banks where the tenure of the CEO is relatively short. [WP-2016-016]

Keywords: Banks; Regulation; Ownership; Board of Directors; CEO Duality; CEO Tenure (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-07
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