Islamic banks' capital buffers: unique risk exposures and the disciplining effects of charter values
In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, the inherent linkages between banks' capital buffers and risk took center stage as policy makers promoted a more resilient global banking system. The growing recognition of Islamic banking as a viable alternative-banking model warrants the need to investigate the overall susceptibilities of Islamic banks' capital buffers (when compared to conventional banks) to unique risks emanating from their operating environments. We examine this issue over the period 2005-2012 in the 18 countries where Islamic and conventional commercial banks coexist. We employ a panel model using dynamic Generalized Methods of Moments (GMM) on a data set comprising 128 commercial banks of which 44 are Islamic commercial banks ...
Islamic banks , Capital buffers , Risk management , Bank regulation , Capital adequacy
Daher, H. Y. (2014). Islamic banks' capital buffers: unique risk exposures and the disciplining effects of charter values (Doctoral dissertation). INCEIF, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved from https://ikr.inceif.org/handle/INCEIF/2769