Academy of Banking Studies Journal

Articles from Vol. 1, Annual

An Analysis of Alternative Profit Efficiency Scores and Financial Ratios: Does Bank Size Matter?
INTRODUCTION Although there is probably no one correct measure of performance, the area of performance measurement can be divided into two rather large streams of research: bank efficiency measures and accounting-based financial ratios. Thus, determining...
Application of Gordon's Constant-Growth Dividend Valuation Model to Estimating Retirement Funding Requirements
INTRODUCTION To estimate the accumulation needed at retirement to fund retirement income, typical deterministic planning models utilize discounted cash flow calculations incorporating actuarially projected life expectancies, estimates of future...
Letter from the Editor
Welcome to the Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance. This is the first issue of what we hope will be a journal that will be of equal value to academics and practitioners alike. The Academy of Commercial Banking and Finance is an affiliate of the...
Mutual Funds' Risk Adjusted Performance
INTRODUCTION From the first one created in the 1920's to the thousands that are available today, mutual funds are a popular investment vehicle. When investors look at mutual funds, they need to consider two characteristics, risk and return. In an...