Econometrics, Statistics and Empirical Economics

S510/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).

If you want to take part in the seminar, please send an e-mail and your current transcript of records to sylvia.buergerspam


Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen

Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig

PD Dr. Thomas Dimpfl

Dr. Jantje Sönksen

Johannes Bleher

Dalia Elshiaty

Miriam Morlok

Level Master

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

Language English
Credit Points 9

1. Term paper

2. Paper presentation

3. Discussion of another paper

Preliminary meeting Tuesday, 16.4.2019, 5:00pm,


16.04.2019 Preliminary meeting, registration

5:00pm, SR 225 Neue Aula

until 25.04.2019 Discussion of the chosen topic with supervisor  
26.04.2019 Start of seminar thesis  
05.07.2019 Deadline for submitting seminar thesis 12:00


Presentation of final thesis  

Preliminary meeting

Time and place for the preliminary meeting will be announced on this page. Participants are asked to have a rough idea regarding a possible topic of their seminar thesis when attending the preliminary meeting.

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