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Christopher O'Brien

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Centre for Risk and Insurance Studies
Business School
University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Articles

  1. O’Brien, Christopher D., 2020. "Actuarial valuations to monitor defined benefit pension funding," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 25, pages 1-1, January.
  2. Mark Billings & Christopher O’Brien & Margaret Woods & Dev Vencappa, 2017. "Discretion in accounting for pensions under IAS 19: using the ‘magic telescope’?," Accounting and Business Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(2), pages 123-143, February.
  3. O’Brien, C. D. & Gallagher, G. A. & Green, R. J. & Hughes, D. W. & Liang, F. & Robinson, S. A. & Simmons, P. & Tay, A. J. W. H., 2016. "The roles of actuaries in UK life offices: changes and challenges," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 21(1), pages 134-164, March.
  4. Christopher O'Brien & Paul Fenn, 2012. "Mutual life insurers: Origins and performance in pre-1900 Britain," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(3), pages 325-345, June.
  5. O'Brien, C. D., 2012. "Equity between with-profits policyholders and shareholders," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(2), pages 435-474, July.
  6. Foroughi, K. & Barnard, C. R. & Bennett, R.W. & Clay, D. K. & Conway, E. L. & Corfield, S. R. & Coughlan, A. J. & Harrison, J. S. & Hibbett, G. J. & Kendix, I. V. & Lanari-Boisclair, M. & O’ Brien, , 2012. "Insurance accounting: a new era?," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(3), pages 562-615, September.
  7. Christopher O'Brien, 2011. "The origins and originators of early statistical societies: a comparison of Liverpool and Manchester," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society, vol. 174(1), pages 51-62, January.
  8. Christopher O'Brien, 2010. "Insurance Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis: A Problem of Low Probability Events," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 35(1), pages 35-52, January.
  9. O'Brien, C. D., 2009. "The U.K. With-Profits Life Insurance Industry: A Market Analysis," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 15(3), pages 747-777, September.
  10. Paul J M Klumpes & Christopher D O'Brien & Andres Reibel, 2009. "International Diversity in Measuring the Fair Value of Life Insurance Contracts*," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 34(2), pages 197-227, April.
  11. Kevin Dowd & David L. Bartlett & Mark Chaplin & Patrick Kelliher & Chris O'Brien, 2008. "Risk management in the UK insurance industry: the changing state of practice," International Journal of Financial Services Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 3(1), pages 5-23.
  12. Fenn, Paul & Vencappa, Dev & Diacon, Stephen & Klumpes, Paul & O'Brien, Chris, 2008. "Market structure and the efficiency of European insurance companies: A stochastic frontier analysis," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 86-100, January.
  13. Chris O'Brien, 2007. "Accounting for risky liabilities: evidence from UK pension plans," International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 4(3), pages 286-304.
  14. Chris O'Brien, 2006. "The Downfall of Equitable Life in the United Kingdom: The Mismatch of Strategy and Risk Management," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 9(2), pages 189-204, September.
  15. Chris O'Brien, 2003. "The Regulation Of Life Assurers In A Low Solvency Environment: The Uk Experience," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(3), pages 16-20, September.
  16. O'Brien, C.D., 2002. "Guaranteed Annuity Options: Five Issues for Resolution," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 8(3), pages 593-629, August.
  17. S R Diacon & K Starkey & C O'Brien, 2002. "Size and Efficiency in European Long–term Insurance Companies: An International Comparison," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 27(3), pages 444-466, July.
  18. O'Brien, C.D., 1999. "A Sense of Security: 150 Years of Prudential. By Laurie Dennett (Granta Editions, 1998)," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 5(2), pages 465-466, June.
  19. C D O'Brien, 1991. "Measuring the Output of Life Assurance Companies*," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 16(2), pages 207-235, April.

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Articles

  1. Mark Billings & Christopher O’Brien & Margaret Woods & Dev Vencappa, 2017. "Discretion in accounting for pensions under IAS 19: using the ‘magic telescope’?," Accounting and Business Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(2), pages 123-143, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Luca Larcher & Francis Breedon, 2020. "Discounting and the market valuation of defined benefit pensions," Working Papers 932, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
    2. Masaki KUSANO, 2020. "Does Recognition versus Disclosure of Pension Liabilities Affect Credit Ratings? Evidence from Japan," Discussion papers e-20-005, Graduate School of Economics , Kyoto University.
    3. Fahad, Nafiz & Ma, Nelson & Scott, Tom, 2020. "The consequences of discount rate selection for defined benefit liabilities," Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1).

  2. Foroughi, K. & Barnard, C. R. & Bennett, R.W. & Clay, D. K. & Conway, E. L. & Corfield, S. R. & Coughlan, A. J. & Harrison, J. S. & Hibbett, G. J. & Kendix, I. V. & Lanari-Boisclair, M. & O’ Brien, , 2012. "Insurance accounting: a new era?," British Actuarial Journal, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(3), pages 562-615, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Hasan, Iftekhar & Jackowicz, Krzysztof & Kowalewski, Oskar & Kozłowski, Łukasz, 2014. "Politically connected firms in Poland and their access to bank financing," BOFIT Discussion Papers 2/2014, Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies (BOFIT).
    2. Frey-Heger, Corinna & Barrett, Michael, 2021. "Possibilities and limits of social accountability: The consequences of visibility as recognition and exposure in refugee crises," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 89(C).
    3. Favotto, Alvise & McKernan, John Francis & Zou, Yanru, 2022. "Speculative accountability for animal kinship," CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACCOUNTING, Elsevier, vol. 84(C).
    4. Stanković Jovica & Stanković Jelena Z. & Tomić Zoran, 2022. "Factors Affecting Digital Transformation of Insurance in the Republic of Serbia," Economic Themes, Sciendo, vol. 60(1), pages 133-149, March.
    5. Pesci, Caterina & Costa, Ericka & Andreaus, Michele, 2020. "Using accountability to shape the common good," CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACCOUNTING, Elsevier, vol. 67.
    6. Noemi Sinkovics & Rudolf R. Sinkovics & Jason Archie-Acheampong, 2021. "Small- and medium-sized enterprises and sustainable development: In the shadows of large lead firms in global value chains," Journal of International Business Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 4(1), pages 80-101, March.

  3. Paul J M Klumpes & Christopher D O'Brien & Andres Reibel, 2009. "International Diversity in Measuring the Fair Value of Life Insurance Contracts*," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 34(2), pages 197-227, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Smith-Lacroix, Jean-Hubert & Durocher, Sylvain & Gendron, Yves, 2012. "The erosion of jurisdiction: Auditing in a market value accounting regime," CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACCOUNTING, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 36-53.

  4. Fenn, Paul & Vencappa, Dev & Diacon, Stephen & Klumpes, Paul & O'Brien, Chris, 2008. "Market structure and the efficiency of European insurance companies: A stochastic frontier analysis," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 86-100, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Dev Vencappa & Paul Fenn & Stephen Diacon, 2013. "Productivity Growth in the European Insurance Industry: Evidence from Life and Non-Life Companies," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(2), pages 281-305, July.
    2. Trigo Gamarra, Lucinda, 2008. "The effects of liberalization and deregulation on the performance of financial institutions: The case of the German life insurance market," Thuenen-Series of Applied Economic Theory 93, University of Rostock, Institute of Economics.
    3. Hodori, Arif & Masih, Mansur, 2017. "Determinants of profitability of takaful operators: new evidence from Malaysia based on dynamic GMM approach," MPRA Paper 79441, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Mahlberg, Bernhard & Url, Thomas, 2010. "Single Market effects on productivity in the German insurance industry," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(7), pages 1540-1548, July.
    5. Walid Bahloul & Abdelfettah Bouri, 2016. "The Efficiency of the European Non-Life Insurance: CEO Power, Macroeconomic, and Market Characteristics Impact," IJFS, MDPI, vol. 4(1), pages 1-13, March.
    6. Banker, Rajiv & Natarajan, Ram & Zhang, Daqun, 2019. "Two-stage estimation of the impact of contextual variables in stochastic frontier production function models using Data Envelopment Analysis: Second stage OLS versus bootstrap approaches," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 278(2), pages 368-384.
    7. Gosse A.G. Alserda & Jacob A. Bikker & Fieke S.G. Van Der Lecq, 2018. "X-efficiency and economies of scale in pension fund administration and investment," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(48), pages 5164-5188, October.
    8. Alshammari, Ahmad Alrazni & Alhabshi, Syed Musa & Saiti, Buerhan, 2019. "The impact of oil prices and the financial market on cost efficiency in the insurance and Takaful sectors: Evidence from a stochastic frontier analysis," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 43(3).
    9. Chakraborty Kalyan & Dutta Anirban & Sengupta Partha Pratim, 2012. "Efficiency and Productivity of Indian Life Insurance Industry," Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-28, December.
    10. Ilyes Abidi & Mariem Nsaibi & Boutheina Regaieg, 2020. "Challenges of Islamic Insurance," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 10(4), pages 69-79.
    11. Ryu, Doojin & Yu, Jinyoung, 2020. "Hybrid bond issuances by insurance firms," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 45(C).
    12. Martin Kolmar & Andreas Wagener, 2013. "Inefficiency As A Strategic Device In Group Contests Against Dominant Opponents," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 51(4), pages 2083-2095, October.
    13. Nils Mahlow & Joël Wagner, 2016. "Evolution of Strategic Levers in Insurance Claims Management: An Industry Survey," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 19(2), pages 197-223, September.
    14. J.A. Bikker, 2012. "Performance of the life insurance industry under pressure: efficiency, competition and consolidation," Working Papers 12-19, Utrecht School of Economics.
    15. Biener, Christian & Eling, Martin & Wirfs, Jan Hendrik, 2016. "The determinants of efficiency and productivity in the Swiss insurance industry," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 248(2), pages 703-714.
    16. J. David Cummins & Georges Dionne & Robert Gagné & Abdelhakim Nouira, 2006. "Efficiency of Insurance Firms with Endogenous Risk Management and Financial Intermediation Activities," Cahiers de recherche 0616, CIRPEE.
    17. Ananth Rao & Hossein Kashani & Attiea Marie, 2010. "Analysis of managerial efficiency in insurance sector in the UAE: an emerging economy," International Journal of Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 6(4), pages 329-343, September.
    18. Dimitrios G. Giantsios & Athanasios G. Noulas, 2020. "Cost Efficiency and Convergence in the European Nonlife Insurance Industry," Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, SCIENPRESS Ltd, vol. 10(6), pages 1-6.
    19. Richard Brophy, 2017. "Will Brexit affect the insurance industry? An Irish study," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 32(3), pages 156-163, May.
    20. Lampe, Hannes W. & Hilgers, Dennis, 2015. "Trajectories of efficiency measurement: A bibliometric analysis of DEA and SFA," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 240(1), pages 1-21.
    21. Kazimierz Ortynski, 2021. "Market Power of Non-Life Insurers in Poland," European Research Studies Journal, European Research Studies Journal, vol. 0(Special 4), pages 248-259.
    22. Chun-Yueh Lin, 2023. "Integrating the two-stage of non-radial DEA model and BCG methods to evaluate the performance with strategic trajectory: a case study of securities industry," Portuguese Economic Journal, Springer;Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, vol. 22(3), pages 439-455, September.
    23. Brito, Duarte & Pereira, Pedro & Ramalho, Joaquim J.S., 2013. "Mergers, coordinated effects and efficiency in the Portuguese non-life insurance industry," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 554-568.
    24. Philipp Steinbrunner, 2023. "I want a quiet life! On productivity and competition in the Central European energy sector," Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 31(2), pages 403-428, April.
    25. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Eri Nakamura, 2017. "How do governance factors affect inefficiency? Stochastic frontier analysis of public utility firms in Japan," Economia e Politica Industriale: Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, Springer;Associazione Amici di Economia e Politica Industriale, vol. 44(3), pages 267-289, September.
    26. Shi, Peng & Frees, Edward W., 2010. "Long-tail longitudinal modeling of insurance company expenses," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 303-314, December.
    27. Cummins, J. David & Weiss, Mary A. & Xie, Xiaoying & Zi, Hongmin, 2010. "Economies of scope in financial services: A DEA efficiency analysis of the US insurance industry," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(7), pages 1525-1539, July.
    28. Cecilia Dassatti & Rodrigo Lluberas, 2020. "The costs of annuitising: are retirees fairly charged?," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 45(3), pages 535-557, July.
    29. Kuan-Chen Chen & Chung-I Lin, 2020. "Studies on the Determinants of Efficiency in Taiwanese Life Insurance Industry - Application of Bootstrapped Truncated Model," Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, SCIENPRESS Ltd, vol. 10(1), pages 1-4.
    30. Chrysovalantis Gaganis & Iftekhar Hasan & Fotios Pasiouras, 2013. "Efficiency and stock returns: evidence from the insurance industry," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, vol. 40(3), pages 429-442, December.
    31. Yip, Tsz Leung & Sun, Xin Yu & Liu, John J., 2011. "Group and individual heterogeneity in a stochastic frontier model: Container terminal operators," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 213(3), pages 517-525, September.
    32. Lester, Rodney, 2014. "Insurance and inclusive growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6943, The World Bank.
    33. Huang, Wei & Eling, Martin, 2013. "An efficiency comparison of the non-life insurance industry in the BRIC countries," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 226(3), pages 577-591.
    34. Andrew C. Worthington, 2009. "Frontier Efficiency Measurement in Deposit-taking Financial Mutuals: A Review of Techniques, Application, and Future Research Directions," Discussion Papers in Finance finance:200911, Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.
    35. William WISE, 2018. "The importance of efficiency for life insurer profit: A study of Canadian life insurance companies," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(4(617), W), pages 179-204, Winter.
    36. Reza Sanei & Farhad Hosseinzadeh lotfi & Mohammad Fallah & Farzad Movahedi Sobhani, 2022. "An Estimation of an Acceptable Efficiency Frontier Having an Optimum Resource Management Approach, with a Combination of the DEA-ANN-GA Technique (A Case Study of Branches of an Insurance Company)," Mathematics, MDPI, vol. 10(23), pages 1-21, November.
    37. Matabaro Borauzima, Luc & Niyondiko, Dominique & Muller, Aline, 2021. "Does cross-border banking enhance competition and cost efficiency? Evidence from Africa," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 62(C).
    38. Cecilia Dassatti & Rodrigo Lluberas, 2016. "The costs of annuitizing," Documentos de trabajo 2016004, Banco Central del Uruguay.
    39. Trigo Gamarra, Lucinda, 2007. "Single- versus multi-channel distribution strategies in the German life insurance market: A cost and profit efficiency analysis," Thuenen-Series of Applied Economic Theory 81, University of Rostock, Institute of Economics.
    40. Goyal Vinay, 2019. "Brand Image and its Determinants: A Stochastic Frontier Approach Analysis," Review of Marketing Science, De Gruyter, vol. 17(1), pages 1-22, June.
    41. Khan, Atiquzzafar & Noreen, Uzma, 2014. "Efficiency Measure of Insurance v/s Tak ful Firms Using DEA Approach: A Case of Pakistan," Islamic Economic Studies, The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), vol. 22, pages 139-158.
    42. Qiao-Ming Lim & Hui-Shan Lee & Wai-Mun Har, 2021. "Efficiency, productivity and competitiveness of the Malaysian insurance sector: an analysis of risk-based capital regulation," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 46(1), pages 146-172, January.
    43. Lucia Errico & Andrea Mosca & Sandro Rondinella, 2023. "University-Court Proximity: What are the effects on the legal system performance?," Regional Economy, , vol. 7(Q1), pages 21-33.
    44. Biener, Christian & Eling, Martin, 2012. "Organization and efficiency in the international insurance industry: A cross-frontier analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 221(2), pages 454-468.
    45. Eling, Martin & Luhnen, Michael, 2010. "Efficiency in the international insurance industry: A cross-country comparison," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(7), pages 1497-1509, July.
    46. Jaap Bikker & Adelina Popescu, 2014. "Efficiency and competition in the Dutch non-life insurance industry: Effects of the 2006 health care reform," Working Papers 14-12, Utrecht School of Economics.
    47. Ибрагимова Найля Мурадовна, 2015. "Эмпирическая Оценка Эффективности Ндфл И Ндс В Узбекистане," Higher School of Economics Economic Journal Экономический журнал Высшей школы экономики, CyberLeninka;Федеральное государственное автономное образовательное учреждение высшего образования «Национальный исследовательский университет «Высшая школа экономики», vol. 19(1), pages 81-103.
    48. Muhammad Jam e Kausar Ali Asghar & Abdul Zahid Khan & Hafiz Ghufran Ali Khan, 2018. "Takaful, Insurer type and Efficiency: An Application of Parametric Approach," Global Regional Review, Humanity Only, vol. 3(1), pages 234-252, June.
    49. Eling, Martin & Jia, Ruo & Schaper, Philipp, 2017. "Get the Balance Right: A Simultaneous Equation Model to Analyze Growth, Profitability, and Safety," Working Papers on Finance 1716, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.
    50. Tone, Kaoru & Kweh, Qian Long & Lu, Wen-Min & Ting, Irene Wei Kiong, 2019. "Modeling investments in the dynamic network performance of insurance companies," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 88(C), pages 237-247.
    51. Kwaku Ohene-Asare & Jones Kofi Anyimadu Asare & Charles Turkson, 2019. "Dynamic cost productivity and economies of scale of Ghanaian insurers," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 44(1), pages 148-177, January.
    52. Huang, Tai-Hsin & Lin, Chung-I & Wu, Ruei-Cian, 2019. "Assessing the marketing and investment efficiency of Taiwan’s life insurance firms under network structures," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 71(C), pages 132-147.
    53. J. David Cummins & María Rubio-Misas, 2022. "Integration and convergence in efficiency and technology gap of European life insurance markets," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 315(1), pages 93-119, August.
    54. David Cummins, J. & Rubio-Misas, María, 2021. "Country factor behavior for integration improvement of European life insurance markets," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 186-202.
    55. Carlos Pestana Barros & Silvestre Dumbo & Peter Wanke, 2014. "Efficiency Determinants and Capacity Issues in Angolan Insurance Companies," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 82(3), pages 455-467, September.
    56. Shirley J. Ho & Hsiu-Hao Hsu, 2021. "The effect of microinsurance on the insurance market: evidence from Taiwan," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 46(1), pages 130-145, January.
    57. Deborah Mabbett, 2011. "A Rights Revolution in Europe? Regulatory and judicial approaches to nondiscrimination in insurance," LEQS – LSE 'Europe in Question' Discussion Paper Series 38, European Institute, LSE.
    58. Osazee Frank Ogieva & Omorodion Omoregbe, 2017. "Measuring the Efficiency and Performance of Quoted Insurance Companies in Nigeria: Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Approach," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 17(1), pages 187-208.
    59. Adnan Kasman & Evrim Turgutlu, 2011. "Performance of European insurance firms in the single insurance market," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(3), pages 363-378.
    60. Leverty, J. Tyler & Grace, Martin F., 2010. "The robustness of output measures in property-liability insurance efficiency studies," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(7), pages 1510-1524, July.
    61. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Eri Nakamura, 2016. "Factors Affecting Inefficiency Level: Stochastic Frontier Analysis of Public Utility Firms in Japan," Discussion Papers 2016-02, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.
    62. Bilel Jarraya & Hatem Afi & Anis Omri, 2023. "Analyzing the Profitability and Efficiency in European Non-Life Insurance Industry," Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, Springer, vol. 25(2), pages 1-25, June.
    63. Jarraya, Bilel & Bouri, Abdelfettah, 2012. "Efficiency concept and investigations in insurance industry: A survey," MPRA Paper 53544, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2013.
    64. Jacob A. Bikker, 2017. "Competition and Scale Economy Effects of the Dutch 2006 Health-Care Insurance Reform," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 42(1), pages 53-78, January.
    65. Alshammari, Ahmad Alrazni & Syed Jaafar Alhabshi, Syed Musa bin & Saiti, Buerhan, 2019. "The impact of competition on cost efficiency of insurance and takaful sectors: Evidence from GCC markets based on the Stochastic Frontier Analysis," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 410-427.
    66. Wanke, Peter & Barros, Carlos Pestana, 2016. "Efficiency drivers in Brazilian insurance: A two-stage DEA meta frontier-data mining approach," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 8-22.
    67. Yap Yin Choo, 2012. "Efficiency and scale economies in the Japanese non-life insurance industry," International Journal of Financial Services Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 5(3), pages 239-255.
    68. Deborah Mabbett, 2011. "A Rights Revolution in Europe? Regulatory and judicial approaches to nondiscrimination in insurance," Europe in Question Discussion Paper Series of the London School of Economics (LEQs) 8, London School of Economics / European Institute.
    69. Matabaro Borauzima, Luc & Muller, Aline, 2023. "Bank risk-taking and competition in developing banking markets: Does efficiency level matter? Evidence from Africa," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 55(C).
    70. Eskelinen, Juha & Kuosmanen, Timo, 2013. "Intertemporal efficiency analysis of sales teams of a bank: Stochastic semi-nonparametric approach," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(12), pages 5163-5175.
    71. Sebsatiaan Lambalk & Frank Jan de Graaf, 2017. "Explaining the relationship between firm performance and corporate governance of Dutch non-life insurance companies: Dutch mutual and commercial companies compared," Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(2), pages 197-231, April.
    72. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Eri Nakamura, 2013. "Regulation, Competition, Diversification, Governance and Costs: An Empirical Analysis of Public Utility and Manufacturing Firms in Japan," Discussion Papers 2013-25, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.
    73. Martin Hodula & Jan Janku & Martin Casta & Adam Kucera, 2020. "On the Determinants of Life and Non-Life Insurance Premiums," Working Papers 2020/8, Czech National Bank.
    74. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Eri Nakamura, 2014. "What Most Affects A Firm' s Costs: Internal or External Factors, or Both?," Discussion Papers 2014-22, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.
    75. Cummins, J. David & Rubio-Misas, María & Vencappa, Dev, 2017. "Competition, efficiency and soundness in European life insurance markets," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 28(C), pages 66-78.
    76. Tai-Hsin Huang & Yi-Chun Lin & Kuo-Jui Huang & Yu-Wei Liao, 2022. "Comparing Cost Efficiency Between Financial and Non-financial Holding Banks and Insurers in Taiwan Under the Framework of Copula Methods and Metafrontier," Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Springer;Japanese Association of Financial Economics and Engineering, vol. 29(4), pages 735-766, December.
    77. Tsionas, Mike G. & Patel, Pankaj C., 2023. "Accounting for intra-industry technological heterogeneity in the measurement of operations efficiency," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 260(C).
    78. Martin Hodula & Jan Janků & Martin Časta & Adam Kučera, 2023. "On the macrofinancial determinants of life and non-life insurance premiums," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan;The Geneva Association, vol. 48(4), pages 760-798, October.
    79. Galán, Jorge & Ramos, Sofía B. & Veiga, Helena, 2015. "An analysis of the dynamics of efficiency of mutual funds," DES - Working Papers. Statistics and Econometrics. WS ws1517, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Estadística.
    80. Sen Subir, 2020. "Analysis of Cost Efficiency of Indian Life Insurers: A comparison of Quantity vs Value based DEA Approach," Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, De Gruyter, vol. 14(1), pages 1-25, January.
    81. Liu, Hongda & Wu, Wangqiang & Yao, Pinbo, 2022. "A study on the efficiency of pediatric healthcare services and its influencing factors in China ——estimation of a three-stage DEA model based on provincial-level data," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 84(C).
    82. Drake, Leigh & Fleissig, Adrian R., 2010. "Substitution between monetary assets and consumer goods: New evidence on the monetary transmission mechanism," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(11), pages 2811-2821, November.
    83. Kramarić Tomislava Pavić & Miletić Marko, 2019. "The Boone Indicator as Determinant of Croatian Insurance Market Soundness," South East European Journal of Economics and Business, Sciendo, vol. 14(2), pages 1-12, December.
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