Research Papers/Topics in Actuarial Science

EFFECTS OF FIRM SPECIFIC FACTORS ON NON-LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES’ PROFITABILITY IN UGANDA; A CASE STUDY OF UGANDA INSURANCE MARKET

This study investigates the effect of firm-specific factors on the profitability of non-life insurance companies operating in Uganda to be more specific, to examine the relationship between profitability and economic factors, firm size, underwriting factor.  For this purpose, secondary data of 21 non-life insurance companies operating in Uganda from the period 2004–2015 were collected from IRA. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, coefficient of determination (R2)...