Institute of Finance and Commodity Markets Teaching Seminars Master
Master Seminar Finance: Asset Pricing & Asset Management (374001)

Master Seminar: Climate Risk in Finance & Insurance

Seminar Fact Sheet

General Properties
Title Master Seminar: Climate Risk in Finance & Insurance
Course number(s) tba
in Semester Summer term 2024
Offered Only summer term
General Topic Climate Risks
Target group

MSc WiWi PO 2018

Places Offered 20
Language EN
Location Internal Seminar
Practice partner No
Type Block seminar
Preparation of the Thesis During the term time / outside term time
Requirements and Support

Students write a term paper (Seminararbeit) on different topics of finance and present their work in a final meeting which also includes group discussion.

Prerequisites Previous knowledge in the use of statistical software is recommended
Supportive prerequisites Discussion of the formal guidelines for scientific work in a separate meeting
Formal guidelines Guidelines for  writing seminar papers at FCM / IVBL
General Literature Topic dependend
Basic literatur for entry Yes
Methods An empirical research study is the basis of the paper
Software R / Matlab (recommended)
Word processing software LaTeX (recommended)
Page count 24 (group of 3), 20 (group of 2), 16 (alone)
Consultations with supervisor Several possible
Performance requirements / Evaluation Obligation to attend, written part 60% / presentation 40%
Examiner Prof. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk, Prof. Dr. Judith C. Schneider
Contact M.Sc. Kevin Seebonn, M.Sc. Philipp Decke
Group Work and Topic Allocation
Group work Required
Group size 2-3
Group allocation Based on prefernces of the students, allocation by the institute if proposed group consists of fewer than 2 students
Topics Topic overview here; Topics acan still be subject to change
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Group and topic application PDF-Form
Kick-off meeting Friday, 19.01.2024, 03:00 p.m., seminar room A001, Institute for Risk and Insurance, Otto-Brenner-Str. 7, 30159 Hannover
Application By Tuesday, 23.01.2024, 23:59, via email to Kevin Seebonn
Topic assignment You will receive an email by Thursday, 25.01.2024
Binding registration By Monday, 29.01.2024, 23:59, via email to Kevin Seebonn
Start  Upon registration
Introduction to scientific methods Date will be announced after registration
Submission of seminar paper Until 17.05.2024, 23:59, via email to the respective supervisor
Presentation End of May / beginning of June 2024