Master of Science in Finance and Banking

Awards

The MSc in Finance and Banking Thesis Award recognizes students whose thesis represents a substantial contribution to the discipline.

The students and thesis awarded in last academic years are:

2018/2019

Güneykan Özkaya and Ji Qi
Machine Learning applications to financial markets investing

2017/2018

Daniela Cueva and Sven Langelahn
Excess Returns for Private Equity Portfolio Companies
A Comparison with public peers pre- and post-financial crisis for the DACH region

2016/2017

Unai Casado Galdeano and Giacomo Basile
A Comparison of Trading Algorithms based on Machine Learning Classifiers:
Application on the S&P500

2015/2016

Gregory Weisskopf
Capital Structure and its Determinants of U.S. Health Care Companies over the Financial Crisis

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