Are Indian Life Insurance Companies Cost Efficient

  title={Are Indian Life Insurance Companies Cost Efficient},
  author={Ram Pratap Sinha and Biswajit Chatterjee},
  • Ram Pratap Sinha, Biswajit Chatterjee
  • Published 2009
  • Business
  • The present paper estimated cost efficiency of the Life insurance companies operating in India for the period 2002-03 to 2006-07 using the new cost efficiency approach suggested by Tone (2002). The results suggest an upward trend in cost efficiency of the observed life insurers between 2002-03 and 2004-05. However, the trend was reversed for the next two years i.e. 2005-06 and 2006-07. This has been so because of the fact that during the initial years of observation. Mean cost efficiency of the… CONTINUE READING

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