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31919-01 - Seminar: Financial Markets and Asset Pricing 6 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2022
Angebotsmuster Jedes Herbstsemester
Dozierende Lukas Hitz (lukas.hitz@unibas.ch)
Heinz Zimmermann (heinz.zimmermann@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt As an example, please find here the Seminar Topics of Fall 2016: https://wwz.unibas.ch/finanzmarkttheorie-finance/lehre/courses-fall-2016/monetary-economics-and-financial-markets-ii/abteilung/finance/
However the students have the opportunity to bring their own topics and ideas.

Lernziele Objective: Students learn to work autonomously on a research project, to present their findings
in the context of a 30-minutes presentation and to write a seminar thesis (approx.
15-20 pages without appendix).
Bemerkungen An Orientation with the participants takes place in August 2022 – the date will be scheduled by doodle.
The presentations take place end-November, and the seminar-paper must be handed in: tbd.
Format: in-class if possible, otherwise online per zoom

Students interested in a specific topic are welcome to contact Lukas Hitz or Prof. Heinz Zimmermann at any time.
Weblink Further Information


Teilnahmebedingungen Compulsory courses: 1 out of the following 4 lectures:
- 40105 Macroeconomics and Finance
- 42778 Intermediate Finance (new title: Asset Pricing II: Dynamic Models), This course can be attended parallel to the seminar in fall term and does not necessarily have to be attended in advance.
- 10600 Advanced Asset Pricing (new title: Asset Pricing I: Standard Models)
- 41626 Advanced Empirical Finance
Furthermore it is absolutely essential to have empirical knowledge at master's level, in order to be able to pass the master's seminar successfully. That’s why you need at least 1 out of the following 6 lectures, (preferably 1 out of the first 3 lectures):
- 12036 Econometrics
- 10684 Univariate Time Series Analysis (former Time Series I)
- 30661 Advanced Time Series Analysis (former Time Series II)
- 19799 Applied Financial Data Management
- 50788 Computational and Quantitative Finance
- 41626 Advanced Empirical Finance

Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung The application for this seminar is done centrally and online from May, 16 to June, 13, 2022 with the Studiendekanat.
The link to the online application form and more information can be found here:https://wwz.unibas.ch/de/studium/master/masterseminare/
The registration is binding. In case of non-participation after registration it will be noted as "nicht erschienen" in the transcript. For a break up after recieving a subject and title, there will be a "1.0" recorded. In addition, the priority of the wishes for future seminar applications is lost.
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall Wochentag Zeit Raum
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Datum Zeit Raum
Mittwoch 30.11.2022 14.15-18.00 Uhr Kollegienhaus, Seminarraum 103
Module Kernmodul: Core Areas in Monetary Economics (Masterstudium: International and Monetary Economics)
Modul: Preparation Master's Thesis in Finance and Money (Masterstudium: Finance and Money)
Modul: Research Design in Business and Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Research Design in Finance, Controlling, Banking (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Research Design in Monetary Economics and Financial Markets (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Seminararbeiten (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Studienbeginn vor 01.08.2021))
Leistungsüberprüfung Seminarleistung
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Seminar presentation: 30%
Final paper: 70%
Introduction: tbd
Presentations: tbd

Deadline final paper: tbd
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung An- und Abmelden: Fakultät
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ, studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ