Bachelors Theses Topics

PhDr. Tomáš Adam
Empirical time series analysis: - state space models - VAR / BVAR models

MSc. Shahriyar Aliyev
Unconventional Monetary Policy, Economic Growth, International Trade and Fiscal Policy.

PhDr. Lucie Bryndová
Any topic from the health economics field - for inspiration see for example: A J. Culyer J.P. Newhouse (2000), Handbook of Health Economics, Volumes 1A and 1B, North Holland; or Mark Pauly Thomas McGuire Pedro Barros (2011), Handbook of Health Economics, Volume 2, North Holland Possible topics: 1/ Tax progresivity of health insurance revenue in the CZ

Mahsa Asadieydivand M.Sc.
Topics in energy economics and energy modelling

Stanislav Astapovich M.A.
Topics related to economic growth or development economics.

Mgr. Krenar Avdulaj Ph.D.
My research interest is in Econometrics of Financial Markets. Prefered (applied) topics are: Topics on Econometrics of financial time series.

Matěj Bajgar M.Sc., DPhil.
I am happy to supervise empirical theses in the fields of industrial organisation, innovation economics and international trade. Below I put some suggestions for inspiration but do not hesitate to get in touch if you have an idea for a topic that falls within these fields. Some general themes - Business dynamism: firm entry and exit, job creation, job reallocation - Firm-level drivers of aggregate productivity growth - Competition, mark-ups, profitability, industry concentration - Monopsony, labour market concentration, buyer concentration - Impact of public funding for science, technology and innovation Some more specific topics - Estimating the impact of the electronic sales registry (EET) on firm exit - Estimating the publication impact of scientific grants by the Czech Health Research Council (regression discontinuity design) - Impact of R&D grants for firms on innovation - Impacts of within-route railway competition: Case of the Czech Republic I strongly encourage you to write your thesis in English.

Mgr. Josef Bajzík
Monetary policy and its effect on economy. Macroprudential policy and its effect on economy. Interactions of monetary and macroprudential policies. Meta-analysis (any area). Alternatively financial markets and international trade. For more specific topics follow me in SIS.

doc. PhDr. Jozef Baruník Ph.D.
I welcome any topic in the field of Applied Financial Econometrics. The decision on the topic will be made after the discussion with the student.

PhDr. Jaromír Baxa Ph.D.
If you wish to write a bachelor thesis with me, don't hesitate to stop by. Currently, I'm increasingly interested in EU policies, inflation dynamics, fiscal and monetary policies. Nevertheless, topics from fields like economic history or economic growth are also welcomed. Some topics I offer can be quite simple but there are some that can be more challenging.

doc. Ing. Vladimír Benáček CSc.
1. Trade of China with the EU (or Germany, Czechia, etc.). Analysis by the Gravity Model of Trade. 2. FDI of China (incoming vs outgoing flows). Explanation by means of Gravity Model of FDI. 3. Gravitační modely exportu a importu. Ekonometrické odhady koeficientů při různých specifikacích funkcí obchodu a dekompozice obchodu podle odvětvových (výrobkových) tříd. 4. Komparace gravitačních model obchodu dvou a více zemí, včetně alternativních specifikací modelů, rozšířených o institucionální faktory mezinárodních vztahů. 5. Meziodvětvový a vnitroodvětvový obchod. Jejich vývoj a struktura v české ekonomice. Kilogramové ceny jako ukazatel kvality českých exportů a importů a jejich vývoj v čase. 6. Teorie podnikatelství jako korekční doplněk tržních selhání a dosud přehlížený aspekt institucionální ekonomie. 7. Porovnání determinant rozvoje malých a středních podniků v komparaci s velkými podniky.

Levan Bezhanishvili M.A., MSc.
Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Mathematical and Quantitative Methods

Mgr. Božena Bobková
Gravity equation, its estimation and application. DSGE models. Moreover, I am open to any interesting application of econometrics (especially for crossectional and panel data).

Mgr. Ing. Kseniya Bortnikova
I welcome any topic related to the field of labor economics, labor market discrimination or economics of beauty. Theses are to be written in English and LaTeX.

Mgr. Pavla Břízová
Topics from following fields are welcome: - Economic policy of the EU - Regional economics - Development economics - Economics of education - Monetary economics Students are more than welcome to specify their own topic. Currently supervising: Lukáš Matúšů: "Comparison of the minimum wage effect on unemployment in regions of the Czech Republic"

Mgr. Václav Brož
Please check my IDEAS/RePEc page about the research I do, mostly on financial stability. I am ready to supervise theses which would use the BankScope/Orbis database and/or dynamic panel data models and/or would be focused on the Czech Republic/Europe.

Mgr. Iuliia Brushko M.A., Ph.D.
Financial markets reaction to news, trading volume and price fluctuation around earnings announcements, analysts’ forecast accuracy, value relevance of accounting information and financial analysis, trading strategies, cross border capital flows and contagion, optimal investments, suboptimal learning and asset prices

PhDr. Vít Bubák, M.A., Ph.D.
I welcome any topic in the field of applied financial economics and/or econometrics. Of particular relevance are topics related to time series analysis of both daily and high-frequency data, market microstructure, stock market volatility and risk management. (see the themes below)

Nino Buliskeria
Macroeconomics; Monetary and fiscal policies; Inequality; DSGE models

doc. Ing. Tomáš Cahlík CSc.
Please look into the SIS

Mgr. Kristýna Čechová
Topics on labor market policies and generally on impact estimation

RNDr. Michal Červinka Ph.D.
I will provide details to available topics during my office hours.

PhDr. Lubomír Cingl Ph.D.
generally topics from behavioral or experimental economics, economics and psychology, economics of religion, game theory

Mgr. Aleš Čornanič
Topics related to financial markets, company valuation, financial accounting. For instance: IPO under-pricing (related to long-term performance, delisting,..) Real Earnings Management Accrual Earnings Management (students are more than welcome to specify its own topic)

Mgr. Martin Čovan
Applied econometrics, Finance - financial markets, financial stability, regulation, prediction models, asset pricing, risk management

Laure de Batz M.A.
- Information and Market Efficiency • Event Studies • Insider Trading - Criminal Law - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

Arun Denduluri M.A.
Topics on development economics, political economy and history of economic thought

RNDr. Alexis Derviz CSc.
- Developments in the Market for Chinese Currency since the Beginning of Globalization - Intra-Asian Trade before and during the Global Crisis - Balance of Payments Structure of the PR China: Trends and Underlying Factors - Commodity Demand Developments in Emerging Markets - Trade Barriers and Trade Liberalization in Japan vs. Emerging Asian Economies

doc. PhDr. Ing. Antonie Doležalová Ph.D.
History of Economic Thought (Figures and Topics; Economics in Exile) Economic History (Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, Film Industry in Czechoslovakia; Taxation, Multinationals, Socialist Economy, Quantitative Approach)

Pavel Doležel
Efektivita volebních systémů, analýza volebních systémů, power indexy Optimalizace v ekonomii, vícerozměrný dopravní problém a jeho použití, kombinatorická optimalizace, Gradient Boosting, Rozhodovací stromy Řízení kreditních rizik (Basel, IFRS9, scoring, ALLL, CCAR)

Mgr. Lenka Dvořáková Švejdová
Behaviorální finance, finanční trhy, IPO

Mgr. Hana Džmuráňová
Práce zaměřené na bankovnictví - řízení bilance, úrokové a likviditní riziko bank a bankovního sektoru, retailové bankovnictví v České republice (struktura produktového portfolia, hlavní rizika, modelování vývoje produktového portfolia, stresové testy, porovnání s USA, EU a jinými.)

Ali Elminejad
Monetary economics, macro-finance, and labor markets.

Mgr. Nicolas Fanta
I am open to any topics regarding high frequency trading strategies or forecasting in financial markets in general.

PhDr. František Čech Ph.D.
Applied Financial Econometrics - multivariate volatility modelling Applied Financial Econometrics - volatility modelling

PhDr. Kamila Fialová
- Různé aspekty fungování trhu práce jak na mikro tak na makro úrovni, dle výběru studenta (např. institucionální rámec, regionální diferenciace, daňový a sociální systém, mzdová diferenciace atd.). - Problematika na rozhraní demografie a ekonomie, population economics. - Témata z okruhu public finance. Konkrétní výběr témata dle zájmu studenta.

Mgr. Milan Frydrych
Topics related to economic growth, especially empirical applications are welcome.

PhDr. Petr Gapko Ph.D.
- Risk Management - Option Pricing and Asset Dynamics - Financial Markets Analysis

Mgr. Barbara Pertold-Gebicka M.A., Ph.D.
Students interested in writing an empirical thesis are invited to contact me by e-mail in order to discuss specific topics. Below I present some general inspirations: (1) Applied topics using econometric analysis - Impact of railway station/underground station proximity on real estate value - The effect of lecture/seminar attendance on exam results - Measuring the local effects of amnesty - Other topics involving the analysis of crime level/ happiness/ public spendings, etc. - estimation of demand elasticity - influence of institutions on country performance - etc. (2) Labor economics - Measuring and explaining the extent of occupation gender segregation - discrimination in the labor market (gender/racial) - regional differences in employment structure (are there typically "female" regions? are there typically "uneducated" regions?) - influence of labor market institutions (e.g. minimum wage settings, employment protection legislation) on unemployment - etc. (3) Economics of education - analyzing cross-country differences in educational attainment - etc. (4) Family economics - Estimation of the optimal length of maternity leave - female employment across European countries - does institutional setup matter? - etc.

doc. PhDr. Adam Geršl Ph.D.
see topics for master theses




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