The objective of this seminar will be to provide the necessary skills for writing a master's thesis. It is intended to prepare the students for dealing with academic literature. There will be a theoretical review of basic methodology. Moreover, some problems may be analyzed empirically depending on the general topic.
This seminar comprises topics ranging from risk and investment management to insurance. Examples from past semesters are:
In order to attend the seminar, participants must enroll in Portal². Moreover, the following admission requirements have to be satisfied.
Students in Master's Program: Successful participation in
These requirements have to be verified with a Transcript of Records, which you need to bring to the Assignment of Topics.
The list of assigned topics as well as the slides for the presentations will be provided on Ilias.
Important information concerning the term paper
Important information concerning the presentation
The final grade is based on the written thesis, the presentation as well as on active participation in the discussions of the presentations.