The Privatization Effects on Iran Insurance Industry

International Journal of Economics and Finance Studies

8 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2021

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Mohammad Karimi

affiliation not provided to SSRN

ali cheshomi

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM)

Behzad Hassannezhad Kashani

Imamreza International University

Date Written: april 5, 2010

Abstract

Two methods of privatization through ownership transfer and privatization from below are more proper than other ones. The privatization program in Iran insurance industry is performed through privatization from below initiated from 2000 and proceeded in recent years by ownership transfer according to general policies of Iran Law. This paper shows how privatization from below is effective more than ownership privatization in competition extension in insurance industry and spread of its supporting businesses. This method have had more effects on insurance industry by extending insurance industry practices, leading to differentiation in insurance products, improving public firms' performance and extending insurance relevant businesses.

Keywords: Privatization From Below, Competition, Business Atmosphere, Insurance Industry Performance

JEL Classification: G22

Suggested Citation

Karimi, Mohammad and cheshomi, ali and Hassannezhad Kashani, Behzad, The Privatization Effects on Iran Insurance Industry (april 5, 2010). International Journal of Economics and Finance Studies , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3741471

Mohammad Karimi

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ali Cheshomi (Contact Author)

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM) ( email )

P.O. Box 91775-1163
Mashhad
Iran

HOME PAGE: http://a.cheshomi.profcms.um.ac.ir/

Behzad Hassannezhad Kashani

Imamreza International University ( email )

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Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi 9138833186
Iran
+985138041 (Phone)
+985138426038 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://imamreza.ac.ir/

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