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Industrija
2013, vol. 41, iss. 2, pp. 7-25
article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
doi:10.5937/industrija41-4064


Market concentration in the banking sector: Evidence from Serbia
aInstitute for Economics
bUniversity of Belgrade, Faculty of Economy

e-mail: marko.miljkovic@ecinst.org.rs, sanja.filipovic@ecinst.org.rs, tanaskovic@ekof.bg.ac.rs

Project

Possibilities of improvement of intellectual, motor and cardio-respiratory abilities of children by means of kinesiological activities (MESTD - 179011)
European integrations and social and economic changes in Serbian economy on the way to the EU (MESTD - 47009)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to research the level and development of market concentration in the banking sector in Serbia. In the first chapter, the authors presented different concentration theories from economic literature and explained the possible impact of high concentration on various economic parameters. The second chapter provides information on methodology and different indicators used in order to measure the level of market concentration in the banking sector in Serbia. Empirical results of the analysis are presented in the third chapter of the paper and they include concentration of assets, capital, loans, deposits, interest income and net profit (loss) before tax, as well as comparative analysis with Central, Eastern and South European countries. Finally, the last chapter summarizes key messages of the paper.

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