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Measuring competition using the Boone relative profit difference indicator

Duygun, Meryem; Shaban, Mohamed; Weyman-Jones, Thomas


Meryem Duygun

Mohamed Shaban

Thomas Weyman-Jones


This paper suggests a method for implementing the theoretical relative profit difference test for intensity of competition due to Boone (2008). An empirical illustration is given for banking systems in emerging economies.


Duygun, M., Shaban, M., & Weyman-Jones, T. (2015). Measuring competition using the Boone relative profit difference indicator. Economics letters, 132, 117-120.

Acceptance Date Apr 21, 2015
Online Publication Date Apr 29, 2015
Publication Date Jul 1, 2015
Deposit Date Dec 15, 2015
Publicly Available Date Nov 23, 2017
Journal Economics letters
Print ISSN 0165-1765
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 132
Pages 117-120
Keywords Competition, Efficiency, Relative profit difference
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Additional Information Authors' accepted manuscript of article published in: Economics letters, 2015, v.132.


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