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Research Output 2001 2019

2019

Product-market strategy and underwriting performance in the United Kingdom's (UK) property-casualty insurance market

Adams, M., Upreti, V. & Chen, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The European Journal of Finance.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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., 22 Feb 2018, In : Business History.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life insurance
Sweden
Insurance market
Insurance
Lapse
1 Citations

The leverage and reinsurance effects on loss reserves in the United Kingdom's (UK) property-casualty insurance industry

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinsurance
Leverage
Insurance industry
Casualties
Insurer
2017

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Charitable giving
Reinsurance
Insurance
Corporate philanthropy
Risk management
Insurance
Industry
Insurance industry
Chief executive officer
Chief executives
Open Access
File
Non-life insurance
Empirical test
Insurance industry
Accountants
Underwriters
2016
4 Citations
Outside directors
Insurance industry
Financial performance
Insurance
Outsider
2015

Cost of Equity and Property Insurance: Evidence from China

Jia, Y., 2015, 163 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
File
Property insurance
China
Cost of equity
Corporate risk management
Insurance
5 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Non-life insurance
Reinsurance
Product market
Insurance market
Market share
2014
5 Citations

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Board composition
Business model
Insurance industry
Insurer
Non-life insurance
4 Citations

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

Open Access
File
Life insurance
Firm size
Gibrat's law
Sweden
Firm growth

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

Open Access
File
Microcredit
Sub-Sahara Africa
Microinsurance
Microfinance
Sub-Saharan Africa

Reinsurance and the Cost of Equity in the United Kingdom’s Non-Life Insurance Market

Upreti, V., 29 May 2014, 176 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
File
Non-life insurance
Reinsurance
Cost of equity
Insurance market
Insurer
2013
26 Citations

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

Chief executive officer
Chief executives
Financial performance
Listed companies
Compensation structure
1 Citations

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

Insurance industry
Sweden
Insurance
Industry
Insurer

The Determinants of the Profitability of Micro-Life Insurers in Nigeria and South Africa

Oyekan, O., Oct 2013, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
2012
7 Citations

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

Open Access
File
Insurer
Profitability
Management strategy
Organizational form
Risk management
1 Citations

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

Property insurance
Insurance
Board independence
Hedging
Assets
3 Citations

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

Insurance
Managerial entrenchment
Chinese firms
Managers
Firm-level data

Reserving, Reinsurance and Earnings Management: Evidence from the United Kingdom’s Property-Liability Insurance Market

Veprauskaite, E., Oct 2012, (Unpublished) 171 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Reinsurance
Earnings management
Property-liability insurance
Insurance market
Insurer
2011
24 Citations

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

Board characteristics
Life insurance
Insurance industry
Profit efficiency
Governance mechanisms
17 Citations

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

Monitoring
Corporate risk management
Insurance
Incentives
Chief executive officer
8 Citations

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

1 Citations

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

Property insurance
Insurance
China
Homogeneity
Market liquidity
2010
3 Citations

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

Insurance
India
Business sector
Ownership structure
Assets
10 Citations

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

Life insurance
Reinsurance
Testing
Trade-offs
Tax
28 Citations

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

Insurance companies
Data envelopment analysis
Insurer
Non-executive directors
Non-life insurance
10 Citations

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

Reinsurance
Insurance market
Interwar Years
Insurance
Insurer
2009
36 Citations

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

Insurance
Sweden
Economic growth
Commercial banking
Bank lending

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
48 Citations

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

Industry
Risk assessment
Corporate ownership
Equity returns
Stock returns
35 Citations

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

Cost of debt
Property insurance
Insurance
Debt capacity
Borrowing
26 Citations

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

Life insurance
Corporate taxation
Reinsurance
Insurance industry
Tax
2006
43 Citations

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

78 Citations

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

14 Citations

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

2004
5 Citations

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

2003
1 Citations

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

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

35 Citations

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

44 Citations

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

38 Citations

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

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

44 Citations

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

2001
10 Citations

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