Thesis

 

If you are interested in writing your bachelor's thesis on a macroeconomic subject under the supervision of Prof. Kaas, please register centrally via LSF during the registration period published by the examination office of the Faculty. A direct assignment outside the central registration scheme is not possible. As a result of the central registation, if you are allocated to this chair, please send an e-mail to office.kaas[at]hof.uni-frankfurt[dot]de indicating your specific topics of interest within macroeconomics as well as your intended starting date for your thesis (within the current semester). We will then make an appointment during which the thesis topic is formally assigned. The bachelor's thesis can be written in German or in English. 

 

If you are interested in writing your master's thesis on a macroeconomic subject under the supervision of Prof. Kaas, please send an e-mail to office.kaas[at]hof.uni-frankfurt[dot]de indicating your specific topics of interest within macroeconomics as well as your intended starting date for your thesis (within the current semester). Also provide information about your major field of study within the bachelor's program and about advanced courses or seminars in economics that you have attended thus far. We will then make an appointment during which the thesis topic is formally assigned. 

 

Example topics of bachelor's and master's theses in recent years are:

  • The decline of the labor share: Facts and explanations
  • Gender-specific labor market effects of the Corona crisis
  • Labor markets in developed and developing countries: Differences and explanations
  • The decline of real interest rates: Facts and explanations
  • How important were the Hartz reforms for declining unemployment in Germany?
  • The pros and cons of central bank digital currency
  • Unions in a frictional labor market - a comparison between Europe and the U.S.
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