Productivity change of Nigerian insurance companies : 1994-2005

Barros, Carlos Pestana, Ibiwoye, Ade, & Managi, Shunsuke (2008) Productivity change of Nigerian insurance companies : 1994-2005. African Development Review, 20(3), pp. 505-528.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to estimate the productivity change of Nigerian insurance companies and to rank the companies analysed in the sample according to their productivity score. This benchmark exercise provides the companies analysed with a view of how their relative productivity can be upgraded. For this purpose, the non-parametric Luenberger productivity model is used. For comparative purposes, the non-parametric Luenberger-Hicks-Moorsteen productivity indicator is also used. The companies are ranked according to their total productivity for the period 1994-2005, using both models, which produce variations in the respective results. Economic implications arising from the study are derived.

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ID Code: 75494
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Nigerian insurance companies, productivity, insurance companies, nigeria
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8268.2008.00196.x
ISSN: 1467-8268
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Deposited On: 24 Aug 2014 22:28
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 04:37

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