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International Journal of Data Envelopment Analysis and *Operations Research*. 2014, 1(3), 40-48
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Global Economic Crisis and Productivity Changes of Banks in India: A DEA-MPI Analysis

R. Madhanagopal1, and R. Chandrasekaran1

1Department of Statistics, Madras Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Pub. Date: September 12, 2014

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R. Madhanagopal and R. Chandrasekaran. Global Economic Crisis and Productivity Changes of Banks in India: A DEA-MPI Analysis. International Journal of Data Envelopment Analysis and *Operations Research*. 2014; 1(3):40-48. doi: 10.12691/ijdeaor-1-3-1


The present study explores the relationship between Global economic crisis (GEC) and productivity growth of Indian banking sector using data envelopment analysis based malmquist index (DEA-MI) for the study period 2005 to 2012, which are partition into three different period viz., pre-crisis, crisis and post-crisis. The empirical result showed that total factor productivity (TFP) for pre and crisis regressed by 7 and 0.6% respectively and post by a slight progress of 0.3%. Comparing technical and technological efficiency changes over the study periods, during pre-crisis, improvements in productivity of Indian banking sector was influenced by technological innovation whereas it went down and technical efficiency influenced the productivity in crisis and post-crisis periods. This may be due to effect of economic crisis and banks would have struggled for survival and hard to concentrate on new technological innovations.

productivity changes Malmquist index data envelopment analysis Indian banking sector Global economic crisis technical and technological efficiency

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