Topics for master thesis

Topics for master thesis

The Faculty at the Department of Finance can supervise in all the fields of Finance. Here is a list of potential topics and supervisors. Please contact us if you would like to discuss topics for your master thesis.

FINTECH

Topics

Big data and machine learning; Cryptocurrencies; Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies; Textual analysis and other forms of soft data; Crowd finance; Computational finance; KYC or payment systems

Supervisors

Carsten Bienz; Nataliya Gerasimova; Walt Pohl; Max Rohrer; Darya Yuferova; Francisco Santos; Nils Friewald; Xunhua Su; Aksel Mjøs; Konrad Raff; Thore Johnsen; Jøril Mæland; Tommy Stamland; Kyeong Hun (Kyle) Lee

FINANCIAL MARKETS

Topics

Portfolio management; Asset allocation; Hedge funds; Financial engineering; Yield curve modelling; Risk measurements; Risk management; Financial contracts; Fixed income securities; Derivatives; International finance; Market microstructure; Banking; Financial crisis; Insurance; Pensions; Behavioral finance; Impact investing; Green bonds

Supervisors

Nils Friewald; Nataliya Gerasimova; Jørgen Haug; Thore Johnsen; Michael Kisser; Tore Leite; Jøril Mæland; Aksel Mjøs; Svein-Arne Persson; Walt Pohl; Max Rohrer; Francisco Santos; Tommy Stamland; Xunhua Su; Darya Yuferova; Kyeong Hun (Kyle) Lee; Jose A. Albuquerque de Sousa

CORPORATE FINANCE

Topics

Venture capital; Private equity; IPOs; Business angels; Entrepreneurial finance; Financial contracts; Corporate governance; Executive compensation; Capital structure; Valuation; Investment analysis; Mergers and acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing; Leveraged buyouts; CEO turnover; Managerial incentives; Board of directors; Bankruptcy

Supervisors

Carsten Bienz; Thore Johnsen, Michael Kisser; Kyeong Hun (Kyle) Lee; Tore Leite; Jøril Mæland; Max Rohrer; Francisco Santos; Tommy Stamland; Karin Thorburn; Jose A. Albuquerque de Sousa