Assessing Bank and Bank Branch Performance

Modeling Considerations and Approaches
  • Joseph C. ParadiEmail author
  • Zijiang Yang
  • Haiyan Zhu
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 164)


The banking industry has been the object of DEA analyses by a significant number of researchers and probably is the most heavily studied of all business sectors. Various DEA models have been applied in performance assessing problems, and the banks’ complex production processes have further motivated the development and improvement of DEA techniques. The main application areas for DEA in bank and branch performance analysis include the following: efficiency ranking; resource allocation, efficiency trends investigation; environmental impacts compensation; examining the impacts of new technology, ownership, deregulation, corporate, economic, and political events, etc.


Banking performance DEA models Performance Efficiency 



We are indebted to Dr. Farvolden for proofreading the chapter and the former graduate students in the CMTE who had offered the results of some of their work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Management of Technology and EntrepreneurshipUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.School of Information TechnologyYork UniversityTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Centre for Management of Technology and EntrepreneurshipUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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