Does Compensation Affect Bank Profitability? Evidence from US Banks

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Scholarly level: 
Graduate student (Masters)
Date created: 
2018-12
Keywords: 
Bank profitability
US bank
Financial Crisis
Compensation
Size
Captial
Loans
Deposits
Non-interest income
Abstract: 

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between compensation andbank profitability from 2002 to 2016. We divide the entire observation into three sub-periodgroups: Before the financial crisis, During the financial crisis, and After the financial crisis. Wefind that compensation has a negative correlation with bank profitability regardless of theeconomic condition.

Description: 

MSc in Finance Project-Simon Fraser University

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
Rights: 
Copyright remains with the author.
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Senior supervisor: 
Jijun Niu
Department: 
Beedie School of Business-Segal Graduate School
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