Ying Liu

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A Note on Contestability in the Canadian Banking Industry

Staff Discussion Paper 2007-7 Jason Allen, Ying Liu
The authors examine the degree of contestability in the Canadian banking system using the H-statistic proposed by Panzar and Rosse (1987) and modified by Bikker, Spierdijk, and Finnie (2006). A modification is necessary because the standard approach of controlling for size using total assets leads to an upward bias in the H-statistic. The authors propose […]
Content Type(s): Staff Research, Staff Discussion Papers Topic(s): Financial Institutions JEL Code(s): G, G2, G21, L, L1, L11

Are Canadian Banks Efficient? A Canada–U.S. Comparison

Staff Working Paper 2006-33 Jason Allen, Walter Engert, Ying Liu
The authors compare the efficiency of Canada's largest banks with U.S. commercial banks over the past 20 years. Efficiency is measured in three ways.
Content Type(s): Staff Research, Staff Working Papers Topic(s): Financial Institutions JEL Code(s): C, C3, C33, D, D2, D24, G, G2, G21

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