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ETD/EMM Master Theses

Credits: 20 ECTS
Duration: 15 calendar weeks
Language: English
Length: approx. 40 pages (50.000 characters without spaces, counting core text only)
Requirements: no specific requirements needed, but some knowledge in mathematics and statistics is an advantage

We offer ETD/EMM-students the possibility to write their master thesis at our institute.

More information can be found here.

Available research areas/topics:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (examples: text analysis of M&A conference calls, domestic vs. cross-border M&A activities, etc.)
  • Portfolio Optimization (examples: portfolio optimization with simulation and backtesting, VAR model of returns, etc.)
  • Derivatives (information content of implied volatility, numerical pricing methods for exotic derivatives, etc.)
  • Stock Return (impact of analyst recommendations; relationship between exchange rate risk and stock prices, etc.)