The purpose of this seminar is to introduce students to empirical research topics and methods in finance and in financial intermediation, to prepare them for writing a Master thesis. In the first part of the seminar we will review some of the main econometric techniques such as regression analysis, time series models, panel data estimation, and event studies from an end user perspective. The second part of the seminar consists of student presentations of important research papers in finance and financial intermediation. In addition, students are required to replicate an empirical research paper with new data using Stata or R.
Part of the seminar is an ungraded presentation.
Prerequisites: "Finance Theory" and at least 3 additional Master modules in Finance
To apply, please submit your documents (application form) to firstname.lastname@example.org latest on Monday, 07.10.2019. The application form you find here: https://www.wiwi.hu-berlin.de/en/professuren/bwl/finance/study/application
Max. 20 participants