Econometrics, Statistics and Empirical Economics

S520 Topics in International Economics and Finance

This seminar is jointly offered by the chairs of Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen (Statistics, Econometrics, and Quantitative Methods) and Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig (Econometrics, Statistics, and Empirical Economics).


Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen

Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig

Dr. Thomas Dimpfl

Dr. Franziska Peter

Dipl.-Vw. Stephan Jank

Dipl.-Vw. Andos Juhasz

Dipl.-Vw. Tobias Langen

Time and Placetba

At least one successfully completed master course in the field of econometrics

Credit Points7.5

1. Term paper

2. Paper presentation

3. Discussion of another paper

Preliminary meeting24.04.12, 7 pm, Mohlstraße 36, room 332
Registration until 02.04.12 12.30 pm by mail to thomas.dimpfl<at>
Requirementssuccessful participation in at least one MA course in econometrics offered by Prof. Biewen or Prof. Grammig


until 02.04.2012, 11 pmRegistration by e-mail to thomas.dimpflspam
24.04.2012Preliminary meetingroom 332, Mohlstr. 36
30.04.2012Start of master thesis
06.07.2012Deadline for submitting master thesis
13.07.2012 Presentation of master thesis

Seminar outline

The seminar will be held jointly by the chair of Prof. Biewen and Prof. Grammig. Topics of the seminar will include:

Each participant will be assigned a specific topic. We expect all participants to prepare a professional presentation and a term-paper on his/her topic, which may include a small empirical application using data such as German Socio-Economic Panel Study or a data set from the field of finance.

Formal guidelines