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Seminar in empirical banking

Provided by: UMA
(EQF level: 8)

This seminar introduces students to research in banking and aims at enabling them to contribute to this field. The first part of the course consists of interactive lectures. These lectures introduce students to seminal and current research on financial intermediation, financial stability, and the role of banks in green finance. Additionally, the lectures provide guidance on how to develop impactful research ideas, how to present research, and how to critically evaluate and discuss existing research. Applicability of this guidance is not limited to the field of banking. The second part of the course offers students an opportunity to practice these skills and to develop a deeper understanding of the literature. To this end, students will read, present, and discuss papers. Moreover, they will develop a research idea.

  • Spring 2024

    Course start date 2024-03-14
    Course end date 2024-05-24
    Language English
    Credits 3 (ECTS)
    Grading scheme: Presentation (25%), discussion (25%), written research proposal (50%)
    very good (1,0 - 1,5)
    good (1,6 - 2,5)
    satisfactory (2,6 - 3,5)
    sufficient (3,6 - 4,0)
    failed (5,0)