International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Assessing the Competition in the Jordanian Banking Sector by Using Panzar-Rosse Approach
Fouzan AL-Qaisi

This paper aimed at assessing the levels of competition in the Jordanian banking sector, using the so called Panzar-Rosse model. The study used a sample of 13 Jordanian commercial banks listed on Amman Stock Exchange during the time period 2009-2015.Pooled data regression was used to measure the level of competition among Jordanian banking. The major findings indicated that the computed H statistic for the sample was 0.3111, indicating that the Jordanian banking sector is under monopolistic competitive nature, but still close to the monopoly market with high concentration and low competition among banks.

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