publication . Master thesis . 2015

The Impact of the Macroeconomic Environment on Insurance Companies

Čepeláková, Lenka;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
i Abstract: This thesis assesses the impact of economic, institutional and demographic factors on the life and non-life gross written premiums of insurance companies. A dynamic panel data regression using the system generalized method of mo- ments is applied on data of 29 European countries collected by EIOPA covering the period from 2005 to 2013. The results reveal that economic and institutio- nal factors drive both life and non-life insurance industry. On the other hand, we cannot confirm that demographic factors are significant determinants of the growth in GWPs. Subsequently, the hypothesis that there are substantial cross-countries differences among the im...
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free text keywords: non-life insurance; neživotní pojištění; Hrubé pojistné; life insurance; životní pojištění; Gross written premiums
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