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Year 2016 
Volume 24 
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Determinants of Banks’ Performance: the Case of ROE Of G-SIBs in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Magorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska
Warsaw School of Economics

Bartosz Witkowski
Warsaw School of Economics

2016 24 (1) Central European Management Journal

DOI 10.7206/jmba.ce.2450-7814.163


Purpose: The goal of the paper is to analyse the determinants of the level of ROE (return on equity) for two groups of banks, interrelated by capital links, and their banking sectors.

Methodology: For the case study, we chose companies that, in 2011–2013, were designated by the Financial Stability Board as global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) and their subsidiaries operating in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) as well as their banking sectors. We sought to identify differences in the performance drivers, taking into account bank-specific and country- (or sector-) specific factors.

Findings: We found no significant differences in the level of ROE among the analysed groups; however, we identified a different set of determinants and their impact on ROE.


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Iwanicz-Drozdowska, M. , & Witkowski, B. . (2016). Determinants of Banks’ Performance: the Case of ROE Of G-SIBs in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Central European Management Journal, 24(1), 46-63. https://doi.org/10.7206/jmba.ce.2450-7814.163 (Original work published 2016)

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Iwanicz-Drozdowska, M. , and B. Witkowski. “Determinants Of Banks’ Performance: The Case Of Roe Of G-Sibs In Central, Eastern And South-Eastern Europe”. 2016. Central European Management Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, 2016, pp. 46-63.

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Iwanicz-Drozdowska, Magorzata , and Bartosz Witkowski. “Determinants Of Banks’ Performance: The Case Of Roe Of G-Sibs In Central, Eastern And South-Eastern Europe”. Central European Management Journal, Central European Management Journal, 24, no. 1 (2016): 46-63. doi:10.7206/jmba.ce.2450-7814.163.