Recent Submissions

  • A pension model for the informal sector in Kenya 

    Kariuki, Mercy Wanjiku (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The purpose of this research paper is to come up with a pension model for the informal sector in Kenya. We develop a pension model that uses pre-retirement mobile phone airtime expenditures through use of Bonga Points ...
  • Impact of mobile loan credit during the covid-19 pandemic in Kenya 

    Oduor, Sandra Odera (Strathmore University, 2021)
    This study sought to investigate the impact of mobile loan credit during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya. The specific objectives included investigating factors fuelling mobile loan uptake during the pandemic and investigating ...
  • Impact of longevity risk on pension systems 

    Nyambura, Malvin Gitau (Strathmore University, 2021)
    According to the "2019 Revision of World Population Prospects" prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, life expectancy has risen from 60.26 ...
  • The impact of accessibility of mobile loan applications on the level of savings among Strathmore university students. 

    Kimaku, Martha Wanjiru (Strathmore University, 2021)
    This study looks into the impact of accessibility of mobile loan applications on the level of savings among Strathmore University students. The continuous borrowing culture introduced by mobile loan applications is ...
  • Insurance policies for fertility treatments 

    Kipkorir, Ivy Chebet (Strathmore University, 2021)
    In Kenya there are over 3 million people who suffer from infertility. According to the Nairobi IVF fertility center, fertility treatments can range anywhere from Ksh 10,000 to Ksh 480,000 per cycle. This is expensive for ...
  • Funding opportunities for affordable housing programme 

    Maina, Peter Wanyoike (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The purpose of this research paper is to examine the funding opportunities available for the affordable housing program. The study looks at the current channels of funding, the challenges facing affordable housing, the ...
  • A comparative study of football prediction models 

    Rapando, Reginald Tabuche (Strathmore University, 2021)
    This study investigates the effect of tiers on football prediction models. The tiers in this study are grouped according to the value of the teams. Many football prediction models do not take tiers as a factor when making ...
  • Modelling of insurance penetration contribution to the economy. 

    Muriithi, Susan Waithera (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The study was set to understand the relationship between the economy of the country and insurance penetration. The relationship between the two would be important to understand the contributions of insurance penetration ...
  • Pricing of weather index insurance products 

    Munyaka, Emmy Mwithi (Strathmore University, 2021)
    Weather index insmance is relatively a new type of risk mitigation mechanism which could assist in alleviating some of the problems like moral hazard and adverse selection that are related with traditional crop insmance ...
  • Mobile money and macroeconomic outcomes in East Africa 

    Kimere, Christine Muthoni (Strathmore University, 2021)
    This study examined the outcomes of mobile money use on money supply, inflation and national output. Data was taken from East African countries that have adopted mobile money services, namely Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and ...
  • An analysis on the adoption of IFRS 17 and the transparency of financial reporting in insurance companies in Kenya 

    Ndeda, Marie Anyango (Strathmore University, 2021)
    This study was carried out to analyse the effect that the adoption of !FRS 1 7 by insurance companies in Kenya would have on financial reporting transparency. Insurers across the world and various scholars had raised ...
  • Using the generalized linear Model (GLM) to model (specific) chronic diseases 

    Aleeq, Salim (Strathmore University, 2021)
    As per the World Health Organization, chronic diseases rank highly in incidence, prevalence, and mortality on a global scale with around 60% of the 56.5 million total global deaths in 2001. Among the most prevalent of ...
  • Loss distributions for motor insurance claim severity in Kenya 

    Nyairo -, Frankline Okindo (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The insurance industry is one of the oldest industries. Insurance companies exist to provide indemnity and make profits since insurance is a business like any other. The advancement of the insurance market is compelled ...
  • Relationship between population growth and economic development in developing East African countries 

    Mwai, Jane Wangari (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The relationship between population growth and economic development has been a complex issue for decades and is yet to find a clear-cut solution. Some researchers have found a negative relationship, others a positive ...
  • Modelling risk adjustment under IFRS 17 

    Musyoka, Nisa Wairimu (Strathmore University, 2021)
    The IFRS 17 accounting standard for measuring Insurance profits is effective for periods starting on or after 1 January 2022 and critical to its measurement is the Risk Adjustment factor. The Risk Adjustment measure is ...
  • A resource-based approach to the valuation of African startups by venture capitalists 

    Odidambo, Blair Obanda (2021)
    The valuation of a new firm is instrumental in entrepreneur financing. This research aims to create a consistent theoretical structure that seeks to determine whether variables identified as basic to a firm's performance ...
  • Forecasting exotic vegetable wholesale prices using time series analysis methods 

    Kate, Njoki Mbugua (Strathmore University, 2021)
    Vegetables are known to be highly perishable and seasonal in nature. Forecasting prices of vegetables is important to the Government of Kenya, the buyers and particularly to farmers as they can use this information to help ...
  • Measuring the impact of universal health care on longevity risk 

    Mbau, Lorna (Strathmore University, 2021)
    Longevity remains to be a complex risk that is ever evolving and requ1res great understanding. Improved healthcare through the roll out of Universal Health Care is also seen to enhance this risk through improved mortality ...
  • Credit risk modelling in peer-to-peer lending: a comparative analysis of neural networks and XQboost 

    Wachira, Njomo (Strathmore University, 2021)
    Consumer credit risk modelling involves coming up with the probability that a borrower default thus classifying borrowers as either defaulters or non-defaulters. This is important for lending firms because they are then ...
  • Insurance pricing using geographical ratings 

    Ivy, Eva Wambui Kinyua (Strathmore University, 2021)
    With time, insurance industries are expected to improve their pricing models, enabling them to respond to changes and become more efficient. Like any other industry experiencing losses, the Kenyan insurance industry has ...

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