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THE EFFECTS OF FIRM SPECIFIC FACTORS AND MACROECONOMICS ON PROFITABILITY OF PROPERTY-LIABILITY INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN TAIWAN

@article{Lee2014THEEO,
  title={THE EFFECTS OF FIRM SPECIFIC FACTORS AND MACROECONOMICS ON PROFITABILITY OF PROPERTY-LIABILITY INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN TAIWAN},
  author={Chen-Ying Lee},
  journal={Asian Economic and Financial Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={681-691}
}
  • Chen-Ying Lee
  • Published 2014
  • Business, Economics
  • Asian Economic and Financial Review
This article investigates the relationship between firm specific factors and macroeconomics on profitability in Taiwanese property-liability insurance industry using the panel data over the1999 through 2009 time period. Using operating ratio and return on assets (ROA) for the two kinds of profitability indicators to measure insurers’ profitability. The results show that underwriting risk, reinsurance usage, input cost, return on investment (ROI) and financial holding group have significant… 

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