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The Effect of Bank Regulation on Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Ethiopia

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dc.contributor.advisor Gebremedhin, G/Hiwot (Ato)
dc.contributor.author Zegeye, Tadesse
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-05T09:00:00Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-05T09:00:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018-02
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/13763
dc.description A thesis submitted to Addis Ababa University College of business and economics department of Accounting and finance in partial fulfillment of the requirements for degree of masters of Science in accounting and finance. en_US
dc.description.abstract The financial system plays a pivotal role in economic activities in any country. Thus it is vital to determine the status and assess the financial health of the financial system and take corrective policy measures continuously. The main objective of the study is to examine the effect of bank regulation on the performance of private commercial banks. The study used balanced panel model in examining the regression model and collect data from ten private commercial banks covering the period of six (6) consecutive years, 2011-2016with a total of 60 observations. To this end, the study employed a quantitative research approach by documentary analysis based on their audited financial statement. The study used panel data techniques specifically fixed effect model on the regression analysis and used E-view8 software. The study used two dependent variables return on asset (ROA) and return on equity (ROE), six independent variables that are NBE bill purchase, legal reserve requirement, equity investment, capital requirement, capital adequacy and bank size. The findings of the study for ROA model revealed that NBE Bill Purchase and Legal reserve requirement have negative and significant effect on performance of private commercial bank in Ethiopia, where as equity investment, capital requirement, bank size and capital adequacy are positive and significant effect on performance of private commercial bank in Ethiopia. The regression result of the second performance indicator ROE model revealed that NBE Bill Purchase and Legal reserve requirement have negative and significant effect on performance of private commercial bank in Ethiopia, where as equity investment, capital requirement, bank size and capital adequacy are positive and significant effect on performance of private commercial bank in Ethiopia. The research concluded that NBE regulation has significant effect on the performance of Ethiopian private commercial banks. Hence, the study recommend in support of each variables for Ethiopian private commercial banks to give due attention on NBE regulation to enhance their performance significantly. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Bank en_US
dc.subject Bank regulation en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.title The Effect of Bank Regulation on Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Ethiopia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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