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    • The extent to which pension funds can be used to address the affordable housing gap in Kenya 

      Oluoch, Lucille Mujaw (Strathmore University, 2021)
      The government of Kenya developed the Big Four Agenda in 2017, which is inclusive of affordable housing provision among the other three agendas. However, challenges with housing provision have led to an estimated 2 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 health economic model: Prediction of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission intervention cost in Central Kenya. 

      Natacia, Rutendo Magombo (Strathmore University, 2021)
      The PMTCT intervention is the most successful HIV prevention measure (Plessis et al., 2014). The program is heavily funded in Kenya by donors such as PEPF AR and the Global fund, leaving the patients with only the direct ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kenya insurance companies' financial performance determinants 

      Wanjohi, Laura Muthoni (Strathmore University, 2021)
      The insurance firm is an integral aspect of Kenya's financial system, which is vital to the economy. With the growing need to be insured against various risks and the Emergence of different technological products, the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Modelling the effectiveness of Covid-19 intervention measures for different demographics 

      Annah Mwende Musomba (Strathmore University, 2021)
      The study aims to discuss on how differences in timing and duration of implementation of an intervention measure would affect the results from intervention. It also seeks to find how effectiveness of an intervention would ...
    • Pay-as-you-drive as a pricing alternative in motor insurance 

      Waithera, Jasmine (Strathmore University, 2021)
      A Pay-As-You-Drive (PAYD) pricing method simulating the replacement of the fixed costs of vehicle ownership and operation, with variable costs. The objective was to estimate the pricin effect of each strategy and deduce ...
    • 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 ...
    • Predictive models for colorectal cancer: A United Kingdom study 

      Oidamae, Ken Tobiko (Strathmore University, 2021)
      The role ofMachine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare and other aspects of life is growing every day. The purpose ofthis study was to build predictive ML models to determine whether patients with ...
    • 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 ...