Writing a Thesis
Thank you for your interest in writing your Bachelor or Master thesis at the Institute of Regional and Housing Economics. Please note the following.
- Please refer to the Examination Office for regulations and deadlines related to a Bachelor or Master thesis.
- We recommend attending a seminar at our Institute prior to writing your thesis.
- In case you would like to write your thesis on an empirical subject you should ideally have completed the econometrics sequence (Econometrics I and II) offered at the Institute for Econometrics and Economic Statistics.
- The topics listed below are not exclusive. You are encouraged to make your own suggestions.
When interested in one of our topic offers or in an own suggestion:
- Please contact Andrea Siebert-Meyerhoff at least 2 month before you would like to start writing your thesis.
- Binding registration at the examination office
- Discuss the further proceeding with the respective assistant
Regional and Housing Economics
- Local Labor Markets
- Quantification of policy impacts at the regional level
- Regional growth theories
- Spatial Econometrics
- Urban Economics
- Local and regional real estate demand and hedonic models
- Optimal real estate taxation
Labor Economics and Inequality
- Labor Supply, wage determinants and mobility
- Theory and empirics of unemployment
- Income and wealth distribution
- Inequality measurement
- Public Finance
- Applied Microeconomics, in particular, development economics, information economics and industrial organization
- Institutional Economics
- Determinants of the real interest rate in the long run