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Dividend decisions in the property and liability insurance industry: mutual versus stock companies

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  • Hong Zou

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  • Chuanhou Yang

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  • Mulong Wang

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  • Minglai Zhu

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  • Hong Zou & Chuanhou Yang & Mulong Wang & Minglai Zhu, 2009. "Dividend decisions in the property and liability insurance industry: mutual versus stock companies," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 33(2), pages 113-139, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:33:y:2009:i:2:p:113-139
    DOI: 10.1007/s11156-008-0102-y
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    1. Braun, Alexander & Schmeiser, Hato & Rymaszewski, Przemysław, 2015. "Stock vs. mutual insurers: Who should and who does charge more?," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 242(3), pages 875-889.
    2. Benjamin Avanzi & Vincent Tu & Bernard Wong, 2016. "A Note on Realistic Dividends in Actuarial Surplus Models," Risks, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(4), pages 1-9, October.

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    Keywords

    Dividend decisions; Property–liability insurance; Mutual and stock insurers; Capital structure; Capital constraints; Agency theory; G22; G32; G35;

    JEL classification:

    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • G35 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Payout Policy

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