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    • Impact of bank deposit interest rates on consumer expenditure in the East African community 

      Tony, Kiprotich Koskei (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Bank deposit rates are a critical factor in determining consumer expenditure. This study tries to understand the effect that changes of bank deposit rates have over different periods of time in the East African Community ...
    • The impact of delinquent loans on the performance of microfinance banks in east Africa 

      Kavili, Janet Kali (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Financial institutions all over the world are faced with the challenge of loan delinquency which has necessitated the need for reviewing lending policies to mitigate the delinquency risk as well as putting in place mechanisms ...
    • Impact of derivatives trading on spot markets: price discovery 

      Kamau, Kelvin Gacheru (Strathmore University, 2017)
      A derivative security is a financial contract whose value is derived from the value of something else, such as stock price, a commodity price, an exchange rate, an interest rate, or even an index of prices, (Sakar, 2006). ...
    • The impact of international trade on Kenya's economic growth 

      Satya, Ells Chemtai (Strathmore University, 2017)
      International trade is the exchange of goods and services across different countries that mainly involves the government of that country and usually represents a sizable amount of a country's gross domestic product. However, ...
    • The influence of peers on investment decisions: the case of university undergraduates in Kenya 

      Mwenda, Gloria Mukami (Strathmore University, 2017)
      People's choices often look like the choices made by those around them. Such peer effects have been analyzed across different fields. These have been motivated by concerns of herding and financial l market instability which ...
    • Insurance banana skins in Kenya 

      Auko, Lydwine (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Risk is an aspect that ca n never be done away with. It is both upside and downside. Upside risks are opportunities. On the other hand, downside risks are a ca use of alarm to change things. This research sought out to ...
    • Introducing a new coffee futures pricing model for the Nairobi Securities Exchange 

      Githinji, Rosebell (Strathmore University, 2017)
      This study intends to apply a different pricing model for pricing coffee futures at the Nairobi Securities Exchange and suggest an improvement of the existing pricing model currently used at the NSE. This will be done by ...
    • Macroeconomic factors and the predictability of stock returns in Kenya 

      Mwangi, Ebenezer Gachugu (Strathmore University, 2017)
      The stock market is an anchor to the financial l sector, providing a platform for user s and suppliers of financial instruments for investment purposes in the stocks of companies. In a well-functioning market investors ...
    • Modeling heat-related mortality based on greenhouse emissions in OECD countries 

      Chembe, Anderson Ngowa (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Greenhouse emissions by human activities are known to irreversibly increase global temperatures through the greenhouse effect. This study sought to propose a mortality model with sensitivity to heat-change effects as one ...
    • Modelling healthcare financing in Kenya [the green path model - gpm] 

      Odero, Livingstone Sichonjo (Strathmore University, 2017)
      This study involves modelling healthcare financing in Kenya. The 2001 Abuja Declaration that requires governments to allocate at least fifteen percent (15%) of their total budgets to health and the universal $60 health per ...
    • Modelling longevity risk using Lee-Carter model 

      Gitau, James King'ara (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Longevity risk is one of the remaining frontiers challenging modern financial markets and financial engineering. It is a major policy issue for governments around the world driven by the increase in the proportion of the ...
    • Perception of microinsurance as a risk management tool for small holder farmers in Limuru, Kenya 

      Bansri, Mukeshkumar Patel (Strathmore University, 2017)
      The aim of this study was to determine the perception of small holder farmers in Limuru towards microinsurance as a risk management tool for the risks they face. The purpose is to identify the gap that exists between what ...
    • Pricing of climate change catastrophe bonds in Kenya 

      Kung'u, Rahab Wambui (Strathmore University, 2018)
      Catastrophe bonds have become popular with insurance companies, world over, since their invention in 1996 because of their ability to hedge the insurer against catastrophic risks. With increasing cost and burden on the ...
    • A proposed model mortality table for the Rwandese 

      Nthiga, Bryan Njue (Strathmore University, 2017)
      African countries have had the challenge of lacking country-specific published mortality tables. Up to date there exists only two countries in the continent that have managed to achieve this milestone and these are Kenya ...
    • The relationship between the type of management and decisions to invest in local or foreign assets: the case of university endowment funds 

      Kibika, Stella Andia (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Universities are known to follow different models when making asset allocation decisions such employing external fund managers to manage asset allocation strategies and manage their investments. At other times the university ...
    • Relationship between volatility of stock prices and the level of stock prices; a case study on Kenya bourse. 

      Kipkemboi, Moses (Strathmore University, 2017)
      The study investigates the relationship between stock price level and the deviation of the stock prices of selected listed companies at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Kenya. It seeks to understand given the stock ...
    • Retirement income adequacy in Kenya 

      Waswa, Faustine Nangila (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Retirement income adequacy con be measured indifferent ways. One is by conducting a qualitative research where the researcher collects data in the form of opinions from retirees on the adequacy of the income they receive. ...
    • Stress testing of insurance firms in Kenya against interest rate risk 

      Patel, Shruti Dinesh Kurji (Strathmore University, 2017)
      The study was focused on researching the impact a change in interest rates has on the fixed income portfolio, specifically the government securities. It concentrated on securities with maturities of less than or equal to ...
    • Valuing inpatient cover as a put option 

      Ai-Raidy, Mohamed Abubakar (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Kenya has witnessed a steep rise in the cost of healthcare since January 2008 (Nduati, 201O) says Mr. Peter Nduati, the chief executive officer of Resolution Health East Africa, a medical insurance provider. The cost of ...
    • Viability of home equity conversion mortgage in Kenya 

      Okoth, Mollette Achieng (Strathmore University, 2017)
      Housing wealth as a source of retiree income is normally neglected. This form of wealth could have an incremental value on the homeowner's retirement income if they could be able to leverage this ownership as collateral ...