Michael Adams

Prof, Filosofie hedersdoktorer, honoris causa (Honorary Doctorate), Umeå University, Sweden, Handelsbanken-Wallander Research Fellow, Umeå University, Sweden

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Research Output

2020

Does Boardroom nationality affect the performance of UK insurers?

Adams, M. & Baker, P., 31 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : British Accounting Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Do financial experts on the board matter? An empirical test from the United Kingdom's non-life insurance industry

Adams, M. & Jiang, W., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 35, 1, p. 168-195 28 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Managing policy lapse risk in Sweden's life insurance market between 1915 and 1947

Adams, M., Andersson, L. F., Eriksson, L., Lindmark, M. & Veprauskaite, E., 2020, In : Business History. 62, 2, p. 222-239 18 p.

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20 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Product-market strategy and underwriting performance in the United Kingdom’s property–casualty insurance market

Adams, M., Upreti, V. & Chen, J., 24 Jul 2019, In : The European Journal of Finance. 25, 11, p. 1012-1031 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Leverage and reinsurance effects on loss reserves in the United Kingdom’s property–casualty insurance industry

Veprauskaite, E. & Adams, M., 7 Jun 2018, In : Accounting and Business Research . 48, 4, p. 373-399 27 p., 2.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Corporate philanthropy and risk management: an investigation of reinsurance and charitable giving in insurance firms

Adams, M., Hoejmose, S. & Kastrinaki, Z., 31 Jan 2017, In : Business Ethics Quarterly. 27, 1, p. 1-37 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Do Chief Executives' traits affect the financial performance of risk trading firms? Evidence from the UK insurance industry

Adams, M. & Jiang, W., 11 Jul 2017, In : British Journal of Management. 28, 3, p. 481-501 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

The strategic role of reinsurance in the United Kingdom's (UK) non-life insurance market

Upreti, V. & Adams, M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 61, p. 206-219 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Cost efficiency and board composition under different takaful insurance business models

Abdul Kader, H., Adams, M., Hardwick, P. & Kwon, W. J., Mar 2014, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 32, p. 60-70 11 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)

Firm size and growth in Sweden's life insurance market between 1855 and 1947: a test of Gibrat's law

Adams, M., Andersson, L. F., Hardwick, P. & Lindmark, M., 2014, In : Business History. 56, 6, p. 956-974 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Prospects for micro-insurance in promoting micro-credit in sub-Sahara Africa

Olaosebekan, O. & Adams, M., 2014, In : Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. 6, 3, p. 232 - 257 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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162 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Do powerful chief executives influence the financial performance of UK firms?

Veprauskaite, E. & Adams, M., Sep 2013, In : British Accounting Review. 45, 3, p. 229-241 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

The determinants of investment returns in the fire insurance industry: the case of Sweden, 1903-1939

Andersson, L. F., Lindmark, M., Adams, M. & Upreti, V., Apr 2013, In : Financial History Review. 20, 1, p. 73-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Competing models of organizational form: risk management strategies and underwriting profitability in the Swedish fire insurance market between 1903 and 1939

Adams, M., Andersson, L. F., Lindmark, M. & Veprauskaite, E., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Economic History. 72, 4, p. 990-1014 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

Does board independence matter for corporate insurance hedging?

Zou, H., Adams, M. & Xiao, J. Z., 1 Sep 2012, In : Journal Of Financial Research. 35, 3, p. 451-469

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Does managerial entrenchment motivate the insurance decision?

Jiang, W., Adams, M. & Jia-Upreti, J., Sep 2012, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 24, p. 117-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Board characteristics and profit efficiency in the United Kingdom life insurance industry

Hardwick, P., Adams, M. & Zou, H., 1 Sep 2011, In : Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting. 38, 7-8, p. 987-1015 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Chief Executive Officer Incentives, monitoring, and corporate risk management: evidence from insurance use

Adams, M., Lin, C. & Zou, H., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Risk and Insurance. 78, 3, p. 551-582 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Mutuality as a control for information asymmetry: a historical analysis of the claims experience of mutual and stock fire insurance companies in Sweden 1889-1939

Adams, M., Andersson, L. F., Jia, J. Y. & Lindmark, M., Dec 2011, In : Business History. 53, 7, p. 1074-1091 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The strategic use of corporate insurance in China

Jia, J. Y., Adams, M. & Buckle, M., Mar 2011, In : The European Journal of Finance. 17, 8, p. 675-694 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Insurance and ownership structure in India’s corporate sector

Jia, J., Adams, M. & Buckle, M., Feb 2010, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 29, 1, p. 129-149 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Testing for trade-offs in the reinsurance decision of U.K. life insurance firms

Abdul Kader, H., Adams, M. & Mouratidis, K., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 25, 3, p. 491-522 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

The cost efficiency of Takaful insurance companies

Kader, H. A., Adams, M. & Hardwick, P., 2010, In : Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice. 35, 1, p. 161-181 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

The determinants of reinsurance in the Swedish property fire insurance market during the interwar years, 1919-39

Kader, H. A., Adams, M., Andersson, L. F. & Lindmark, M., Apr 2010, In : Business History. 52, 2, p. 268-284 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Commercial banking, insurance and economic growth in Sweden between 1830 and 1998

Adams, M., Andersson, J., Andersson, L-F. & Lindmark, M., 2009, In : Accounting, Business and Financial History. 19, 1, p. 21-38 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Corporate insurance and debt in China

Zou, H. & Adams, M. B., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 21, 1, p. 87-89 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Corporate ownership, equity risk and returns in the People's Republic of China

Zou, H. & Adams, M. B., 2008, In : Journal of International Business Studies. 39, 7, p. 1149-1168 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Debt capacity, cost of debt, and corporate insurance

Zou, H. & Adams, M. B., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. 43, 02, p. 433-466 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Reinsurance and corporate taxation in the United Kingdom life insurance industry

Adams, M., Hardwick, P. & Zou, H., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 32, 1, p. 101-115 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
2006

The corporate purchase of property insurance: Chinese evidence

Zou, H. & Adams, M. B., 1 Apr 2006, In : Journal of Financial Intermediation. 15, 2, p. 165-196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of board composition and board size on the informativeness of annual accounting earnings

Ahmed, K., Hossain, M. & Adams, M. B., 1 Sep 2006, In : Corporate Governance: An International Review. 14, 5, p. 418-431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution and development of the Swedish insurance market

Lindmark, M., Andersson, L-F. & Adams, M., 1 Nov 2006, In : Accounting, Business and Financial History. 16, 3, p. 341-370

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Real options and customer management in the financial services sector

Adams, M., 1 Mar 2004, In : Journal of Strategic Marketing. 12, 1, p. 3-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Actuarial surplus management in United Kingdom life insurance firms

Adams, M. & Hardwick, P., 1 Jun 2003, In : Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting. 30, 5-6, p. 891-904

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Claims estimation in life Insurance firms: United Kingdom and New Zealand evidence

Adams, M. & Hardwick, P., 1 Jan 2003, In : Risk Management. 5, 1, p. 51-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corporate risks and property insurance: evidence from the People's Republic of China

Zou, H., Adams, M. B. & Buckle, M. J., 1 Jun 2003, In : Journal of Risk and Insurance. 70, 2, p. 289-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

The determinants of corporate financial performance in the Bermuda insurance market

Adams, M. & Buckle, M., 1 Jan 2003, In : Applied Financial Economics. 13, 2, p. 133-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

The determinants of credit ratings in the United Kingdom insurance industry

Adams, M., Burton, B. & Hardwick, P., 1 Apr 2003, In : Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting. 30, 3-4, p. 539-572

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Do insurance captives enhance shareholders' value?

Adams, M. & Hillier, D., 1 Jan 2002, In : Risk Management. 4, 1, p. 29-39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firm size and growth in the United Kingdom life insurance industry

Hardwick, P. & Adams, M., 1 Dec 2002, In : Journal of Risk and Insurance. 69, 4, p. 577-593

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Estimates of scale and scope economies in the New Zealand life insurance industry

Khaled, M., Adams, M. B. & Pickford, M., 1 Jun 2001, In : The Manchester School. 69, 3, p. 327-349

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Orchestrating a mixed reality performance

Koleva, B., Taylor, I., Benford, S., Fraser, M., Greenhalgh, C., Schnädelbach, H., Vom Lehn, D., Heath, C., Row-Farr, J. & Adams, M., 1 Jan 2001, p. 38-45. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

45 Citations (Scopus)