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Examples of Theses

A selection of past thesis topics can be found below. These should give you an idea of types of topics supervised at our department.

Please contact our research assistants for current open thesis topics.

Topic Supervisor
Combining risk-oriented weighting and momentum strategies: an empirical investigation Alexander Pütz
Prognose der Performance von Investmentfonds mittels R² Alexander Pütz
Hedge fund regulation and smoothed returns Alexander Pütz
Smart beta strategies for bonds Alexander Pütz
The Impact of Greening Mutual Fund Names on Fund Flows, Turnover and Performance - A Study of the U.S. Market Sebastian Knüchel
Effects of the COVID-19 crisis and individual firm-characteristics on the return of low performance companies Sebastian Knüchel

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance: Predicting the Direction of European Stock Index Movements using Artificial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines

Mario Hendriock

Predicting Profitability employing Firm Fundamentals - Forecasting Earnings and Returns via Accounting Information

Mario Hendriock

Theoretical Background and Empirical Evidence of Risk-Based Investment Strategies

Mario Hendriock
Portfolio Optimization: Alternatives to Historical Parameter Estimates Mario Hendriock

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