The Geographical Spreading of Banks in Jordan and Its Reflection on Economic Development: An Analytical Study for the Period 2014-2016

Malek Mnary Abu-shkeerah, Arij Zaied Dagarah, Mohammad Odeh Almeri, Mousa Mohammad Saleh


This study aims at pointing out and the Geographical Spreading of Banks in Jordan and its Reflection on Economic Development An Analytical Study For The Period 2014-2016 , the study specify the target society, which represent all the existing banks in used the following approaches to analyze the data in this research, which are historical, descriptive analytical, and comparative methods. Technically, the studies used excel application to generate and extract graphs, and GIS technology to draw maps.  

The study found that banks spatially distributed unfairly between the provinces of Jordan, The study also showed that banks did not adopt clear criteria in branching and spreading of ATMs, except the Bank of Jordan.

The study recommended directing the attention of researchers towards performing depth researches dealing with the consequences of banking concentration in specific provinces on the evolution and development of these provinces, and studying the concentration reflection in certain locations on the profitability of banks, and the number of customers in them.  

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