Master Theses [Econometrics]

Master theses in Econometrics are typically empirical analyses from one of the following fields:

  • Empirical macro
  • Macroeconomic forecasting
  • Applications of big data methods


When you are interested in writing a thesis in econometrics, please send an e-mail to Prof. Carstensen

with the following information:

  • Your name and matriculation number
  • Your specializations (AEM courses taken previously and/or currently) or a current transcript
  • Your interest and, if possible, a first idea of a topic
  • Your preferred starting date


Please always use your stu-account for communication


Selected previous topics:

  • Applied predictive modeling of fire losses
  • Loan supply shocks · during the financial crisis: evidence from the United States
  • Purchasing Parity in the Euro Zone: An Empirical Analysis
  • Dynamic Factor Models and Business Cycle Transmission
  • Forecasting Market Fluctuations after News Announcements
  • Improving Search Engine Advertisement with Data Mining Methods – Qualitative and Quantitative Parameters of the Google Adwords Quality Score
  • Inflation Forecasting for the Euro Area
  • Forecasting inflation from a large data set