Board size, independence and performance: an analysis of Thai banks
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This study examines the impact of board size and independent directors on the performance of local commercial banks in Thailand. A panel fixed-effect in the individual regression model is used to examine this relationship over 1999-2003. The results showed a statistically significant negative relation between Thai banks' board size and their performances. In addition, a statistically significant positive relationship was found between the proportion of independent directors on the bank board and performance.