Factors Affect Profitability

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Factors Affecting Profitability: An Empirical Study on Ethiopian Banking Industry Amdemikael Abera A Thesis Submitted to The Department of Accounting and Finance Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science (Accounting and Finance) Addis Ababa University Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 2012 Addis Ababa University School of Graduate Studies This is to certify that the thesis prepared by Amdemikael Abera, entitled: Factors Affecting Profitability: an Empirical Study on Ethiopian Banking Industry and submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Degree of Master of Science (Accounting and Finance) complies with the regulations of the University and meets the…show more content…
iv 3 Table of Contents List of Figures…………………………………………………………………………...viii List of Tables……………………………………………………………………………..ix List of Acronyms………………………………………………………………………….x Chapter 1 Introduction..................................................................................................... 1 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. 1.6. 1.7. 1.8. Overview of the Ethiopian banking system ......................................................... 3 Statement of the problem ..................................................................................... 5 Broad objective, research question and hypotheses ............................................. 9 Research Methodology....................................................................................... 11 Significance of the study .................................................................................... 11 Scope of the study .............................................................................................. 12 Limitation of the study ....................................................................................... 12 Structure of the study ......................................................................................... 13 Chapter 2 Literature review .......................................................................................... 14 2.1. Theoretical review
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