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
Roberto Ricco`

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
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 
Roberto Ricco`

 

 

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
Kyeong Hun (Kyle) Lee
Tore Leite
Jøril Mæland
Max Rohrer
Francisco Santos
Tommy Stamland
Karin Thorburn
Jose A. Albuquerque de Sousa
Konrad Raff

Specific topics

Master topics - Finans|Bergen