Master Thesis

Possible Topics:

• Using Monte Carlo Simulations to evaluate the two-stage-residual-inclusion (2SRI) approach in the context of endogeneity in non-linear models (Denzer)

• The effect of having internet at home on the probability to move to another location (Denzer/Schank)

• The effect of having internet at home on the children’s performance at school (Denzer/Schank)

• The effect of having internet at home on people’s social behavior (Denzer/Schank)

• Cooperation or competition? Local officials’ turnover and regional economic performance in China (Lu)

• The effect of Chinese FDI in Germany on the local employment of Chinese people in Germany (Lu)

• The effect of Chinese FDI in Germany on the development of the acquired firms (Lu)

• The effect of networks of chairmen and CEOS on the performance of Chinese firms (Lu)

• The effect of the public smoking ban in Germany on people’s propensity to go out (Schank)

• Is the public smoking ban in Germany good or bad for pubs and restaurants? (Schank)

• Determinants of paid and unpaid overtime: an international comparison (Schank)

• The effect of public holidays on worker productivity (Schank)

• The effect of board directors on firm performance (Schank)

• The impact of parents’ occupation on the occupational choice of their children (Schank)

• The effect of team diversity (in respect of e.g. age, nationality, experience) on team performance in the German soccer/ volleyball league (Voigt)

• The effect of driving bans on air pollution and commuting behaviour in rural and urban areas (Voigt)

• Value inheritance: The effect of parents' academic values on children's ambitions (Voigt)

• The effect of (long-term) working hours mismatch on employee satisfaction and health (Voigt)

• Does the presence of children reduce the amount of training on the job and what is the associated wage penalty? (Carow)

• Determinants of the duration of parental leaves of fathers (Carow)

 

 

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Thesis currently in process:

• The effect of team diversity on team performance in the German soccer league (Vasil Yordanov)

 

 

Completed dissertations:

• The effect of the Volkswagen emission scandal on the sales of different automobile brands (Jonas Jähnke)

• The effect of women on supervisory boards on the employees' gender wage gap. Evidence from German linked employee-plant-firm data (Johannes Carow)

• Determinants of flight irregularities: An empirical analysis for Lufthansa Technik (Tobias Hausmann)

• Using Monte Carlo Simulations to compare OLS and Matching estimators (Maximilian Lüke)

• The development of wage inequality in Germany from 2006 to 2016 - Comparison of results based on the GSOEP and the GSES (Rebekka Schnitzler)

• The effect of gender diverse supervisory boards on top executive's compensation in Germany: An empirical analysis (Laura Bilavski)

• Labour market returns to physical exercise in Germany. An empirical analysis (Matthias Dincher)

• The effects of regional allocation of refugees on local voting outcomes - Empirical evidence from the 2016 regional elections in Hesse (Germany) (Mathias Lück)

• Do women participate less in further education? (Linh Hoang)

• Determinants of internal and external job promotion - An empirical analysis with German SOEP data (Nicole Nelling)

• The effect of parental age at birth on educational outcomes and wages: An empirical analysis with the German SOEP (Marc Diederichs)

• The relationship of board gender diversity and stock price informativeness: An empirical analysis of the DAX 160 companies (Stephan Eck)

• Does the German statutory minimum wage affect working hours? An empirical investigation (Christian Düben)

• Are employees with fixed-term contracts less absent from work than employees with permanent contracts? An empirical analysis using the German Socio-Economic Panel (Hannah Schwabl)

• The role of aid to the health sector in attracting FDI: empirical evidence from Africa (Franziska Ulrich)

• Using simulations to evaluate different econometric methods to estimate dynamic non-linear models (Alexander Basan)

• Gender diversity, critical mass and firm performance: new evidence from German boardrooms (Vera Steitz)

• Job search behavior of unemployment-benefit-II recipients. An empirical analysis using PASS (Lenin Castillo)

• Has internet increased the job finding rate? An empirical analysis (Manuel Denzer)

• Using simulations to evaluate different methods to estimate binary response models with a binary endogenous explanatory variable (Annelen Carow)

• Do wages rise more in large firms? Evidence for Germany (Ying Liang)

• The effect of smoking behavior on labor market and health outcomes (Yingjie Huang)

• Strategic alliances among venture backed companies - Empirical evidence from biotechs (Leonhard Brinster)

• Persistence in welfare-receipt. An empirical analysis using the panel study "Labour Market and Social Security" (PASS) (Stefan Schwarz)

• What are the determinants of rent prices in Germany? An empirical analysis (Sarim Khalid)

• Job mobility and risk aversion. An empirical analysis using the German Socio-Economic Panel (Sandra Achten)

• The impact of natural resources on economic growth using simulated maximum likelihood methods to estimate country-specific coefficients (Giacomo Benini)

• Institutional change, openness and development: evidence from Africa (Felix Giorgio Amato)

• Trade liberalization and price pass-through: Evidence from the world coffee market (Victor Gimenez Perales)

• Analysis of the impact of health facility condition on educational outcomes of elementary school students: evidence from Uganda (Jan-Stephen Welsch)

• An analysis of forecasting methods with the example of the German GDP forecasting (Christian Endres)

• Does winning today increase the chances of winning tomorrow? An empirical analysis of football data (Julius Nick)

• Determinanten der CDS-Spreads - eine dynamische Paneldatenanalyse - (Jörg Geier)

• Women labor force participation and economic development: evidence from developing countries (Farhan Azmat)

• Die Determinanten nationaler Migration (Samir Ben Naceur, Diplom)

• Human capital and its impact - income differentials between Bachelor, Master and Diploma graduates (Nora Nickig)

• Children and their parents labor supply: evidence from Germany (Eni Bilbili)

• The determinants of China's urban house price: evidence from provincial panel data in mainland China (Fan Yang)

• The construction of a regional price index for the German federal state of Hesse (Stefanie Käuser und Mathias Bieg)

• To move or not to move: the effects of wage, unemployment and house price differentials on the interregional migration decision in Germany (Lorna Syme)

• Wage and employment effects of immigration to Russia (Evgenia Poliakova)

• Theory and empirical applications of the European airline market (Chunxiao Ma)

• An analysis of the economic transition and income inequality in China (Xiaoli Jiang)

• Horizontale Unternehmenszusammenschlüsse: Motive und Wohlfahrtseffekte (Atahar Ahmad, Diplom)

• Auswirkungen von aktivierender Arbeitsmarktpolitik im Rahmen von Such- und Matchingmodellen (Patrick Könsgen, Diplom)

• Labour market dynamics of couples receiving welfare. An empirical analysis using PASS (Lisa Leschnig)

• Die Lohnkurve: eine empirische Schätzung mit Daten der Verdienststrukturerhebung 2006 (Thorsten Ritter, Diplom)

• Studentische Preisdiskriminierung am Mainzer Staatstheater (Sarah Anna Mediouni, Diplom)

• Eine Analyse der Reaktion des deutschen Arbeitsmarktes auf die Finanzkrise (Daniel Vorreiter, Diplom)

• Preisdiskriminierung im Schienenpersonenfernverkehr: Eine ökonomische Analyse in Theorie und Praxis – unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des InterConnex“ (Vera Plachetka, Diplom)