01-02-01-Corporate Governance in Indian Banks Post Subprime Crisis-IIBAJournal

Corporate Governance in Indian Banks Post Subprime Crisis

Sunaina Kanojia and Sawaliya Priya


This paper attempts to unearth quality of corporate governance practices of Indian Banking sector and highlight whether the corporate governance practices of listed public and private sector banks are symmetric post subprime crisis. The study examines that whether the key corporate governance factors like capital adequacy ratio, board size, number of independent directors and CEO duality affects the performance of banks. In addition to this, the paper goes on to find the essence of shareholding by non-executive directors and the regularity of directors in attending the board meetings. Further, for the perusal of corporate governance practices followed in the Indian banking sector a corporate governance index has been compiled from the data of all listed Indian banks. Moreover, the paper endeavors to exhume any relationship between the educational qualification of directors and its contribution on the banks’ performance, if any. The results provides an insight of the corporate governance structure of Indian banking sector and exhibit that the public and private sector banks have asymmetric corporate governance practices post subprime crisis. The empirical results of multiple regression analysis demonstrate a positive impact of corporate governance factors on Indian bank’s performance.

Keywords: corporate governance, banks’ board, board size, board monitoring

Suggested APA citation:

Kanojia, S., & Priya, S. (2016). Corporate governance in Indian banks post subprime crisis. International Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Journal, 1(2), 50-62.