Research topics in Finance

Course description

In this course we will discuss current research topics including, but not limited to, the methods applied, the scope and aim of the research and its impact. We train quantitative analysis with concrete research questions and real datasets and increase the competency in academic writing and methodology. Analytical and quantitative competencies in the field of finance and risk management are trained. The seminar prepares participants for the master thesis to which the topics can be (generally) extended. Literature research, as well as the current state of the academic discussion in the topic’s area furthermore, deepens the participants’ competencies in pursuing an academic training on a high level.


Program Takeaways

Data gathering, scraping, cleaning

Replicating top ranked research

Extending current research topics

Practical skills using Python



 Python on our JupyterHub

  GitLab to collaborate on code


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