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Title: Determinants of micro-insurance business performance in Ethiopia
Authors: Worku, Abel
Asmare, Aregu
Keywords: Economic development -- Ethiopia
Least squares
Insurance -- Ethiopia
Microinsurance -- Ethiopia
Issue Date: 2018-09
Publisher: Ahmet Gökgöz
Citation: Worku, A., & Asmare, A. (2018). Determinants of micro-insurance business performance in Ethiopia. Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies, 4(4), 160-172.
Abstract: Successful performance of insurance industry provides impetus for other industries and development of an economy. Financial performance measurement is important to investors and management in determining the future success. Thus, the aim of study is investigating determinants of micro insurance business performance in Ethiopia. The data used in this study was panel data and collected from nine micro insurance provider institutions secondary data from 2009-2017. Besides, in-depth interview with officials of those institutions was conducted. The collected data was analyzed using Ordinary Least Square regression model. The results of the study reveals that volume of capital and market share have significant and positive impact on return on asset performance. With regard to ownership structure, it affects positively return on asset. In contrast, reinsurance dependency, premium growth, underwriting risks and inflation have negatively affected financial performance of micro insurance business in Ethiopia.
Appears in Collections:Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies, Volume 4, Issue 4
Journal of Accounting, Finance and Auditing Studies, Volume 4, Issue 4

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