Banking Performance and Economic Growth in Qatar: An Empirical Investigation

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Author Al Khulaifi, Abdullah [عبد الله صالح الخليفي] en_US
Author Al Sulaiti, Khalid [خالد ابراهيم السليطي] en_US
Author Al Khatib, Fawzi [فوزي الخطيب] en_US
Available date 2009-11-25T12:43:42Z en_US
Publication Date 1999 en_US
Citation Journal of Administrative Sciences and Economics, 1999, Vol. 10, Pages 5-27. en_US
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10576/6927 en_US
Abstract The main objective of this study is to examine empirically the relationship between commercial banking performance and economic growth in Qatar. This study aims at examining functional relationships between bank's profit, from one hand and between the real sectors such as GDP, foreign interest rates, government revenues, government expenditures' and bank's equity effect on the other hand. Different statistical exercises including stability tests for structural stability of the model and causality experiments were conducted. Granger causality tests were performed on all variables, and bank equities, variable was found to Granger cause banks profit, GDP Granger causes bank profit indirectly through bank equities. The other variables were insignificant at acceptable levels. The statistical findings indicated that the predictability of these models is highly accurate and could be applied to similar countries or institutions. en_US
Language en en_US
Publisher Qatar University en_US
Subject Banking en_US
Subject البنوك ar
Title Banking Performance and Economic Growth in Qatar: An Empirical Investigation en_US
Alternative Title أداء القطاع المصرفي وتأثيرة على التنمية الإقتصادية في دولة قطر : دراسة قياسية ar
Type Article en_US
Pagination 5-27 en_US
Volume Number 10 en_US


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