# H-Statistic in Banking Market for Greece

2010: 0.58900 Index
Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted, DDOI03GRA066NWDB, Updated: 2015-10-02 1:12 PM CDT
1yr | 5yr | 10yr | Max

A measure of the degree of competition in the banking market. It measures the elasticity of banks revenues relative to input prices. Under perfect competition, an increase in input prices raises both marginal costs and total revenues by the same amount, and hence the H-statistic equals 1. Under a monopoly, an increase in input prices results in a rise in marginal costs, a fall in output, and a decline in revenues, leading to an H-statistic less than or equal to 0. When H is between 0 and 1, the system operates under monopolistic competition.

A measure of the degree of competition in the banking market. It measures the elasticity of banks revenues relative to input prices. Under perfect competition, an increase in input prices raises both marginal costs and total revenues by the same amount, and hence the H-statistic equals 1. Under a monopoly, an increase in input prices results in a rise in marginal costs, a fall in output, and a decline in revenues, leading to an H-statistic less than or equal to 0. When H is between 0 and 1, the system operates under monopolistic competition. (For more information, see Panzar and Rosse 1982, 1987). (Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank data from Bankscope)

Source Code: GFDD.OI.03

Source: World Bank

Release: Global Financial Development

Restore defaults | Save settings | Apply saved settings
Recession bars:
Log scale:
Show:

Y-Axis Position:
(a) H-Statistic in Banking Market for Greece, Index, Not Seasonally Adjusted (DDOI03GRA066NWDB)

Integer Period Range:

copy to all
Create your own data transformation: [+]
Need help? [+]

Use a formula to modify and combine data series into a single line. For example, invert an exchange rate a by using formula 1/a, or calculate the spread between 2 interest rates a and b by using formula a - b.

Use the assigned data series variables above (e.g. a, b, ...) together with operators {+, -, *, /, ^}, braces {(,)}, and constants {e.g. 2, 1.5} to create your own formula {e.g. 1/a, a-b, (a+b)/2, (a/(a+b+c))*100}. The default formula 'a' displays only the first data series added to this line. You may also add data series to this line before entering a formula.

will be applied to formula result

Create segments for min, max, and average values: [+]

Graph Data

Graph Image

Suggested Citation
``` World Bank, H-Statistic in Banking Market for Greece [DDOI03GRA066NWDB], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/DDOI03GRA066NWDB, February 7, 2016. ```

Retrieving data.
Graph updated.