Masters theses topics

PhDr. Lenka Šťastná Ph.D.
Topics from following fields are welcome: Efficiency analysis (DEA, SFA, FDH) Local public finance Spatial economics

PhDr. Jan Hájek Ph.D.
Topics in Monetary Economics and Financial Stability (subject to agreement), here are some examples: 1) What is driving the real exchange rate? 2) What is driving the credit cycle? 3) Financial vs business cycles across EU

Mgr. Petr Hanzlík
I welcome any topic regarding banking, role of the financial system in the economy, banking and financial regulation, central banks and their policies, monetary policy or financial stability.

doc. PhDr. Tomáš Havránek Ph.D.
Please write your thesis in English and use LaTeX. For current topics see the Student Information System, but I also welcome your own topics in meta-analysis (especially publication bias), international economics (trade and FDI), monetary economics (transmission of monetary policy shocks), and energy economics (demand for energy and issues related to social cost of carbon). Send me your grade point average from bachelor and master studies.

If you are interested in meta-analysis, please first look at my recent papers on the topic:

Ing. Arshad Hayat MA. MSc. Ph.D.
– Topics on FDI, Economic Growth, Natural resources and economic growth; Endogenous growth model; Gravity model of international trade

PhDr. Hana Hejlová
Topics on determinants and dynamics of house prices, e.g.: Relationship between Prices of Housing and those of Alternative Investment Opportunities Regional Determinants of Housing Affordability in the Czech Republic

prof. RNDr. Jiří Hlaváček CSc.
Mikroekonomie altruismu Ekonomická racionalita donátora Morální hazard a nepříznivý výběr

PhDr. Michal Hlaváček Ph.D.
Determinanty růstu cen rezidenčních nemovitostí v zemích CEEC; ekonometrické modelování (více možných sub témat- role deregulace, income effect, provázanost s růstem úvěrů na bydlení....) Vyhodnocení úspěšnosti inflačního cílení v ČR Inflační cílení coby nástroj disinflace (mezinárodní studie) Dopady vývoje kurzu do hospodářských výsledků nefinančích podniků Odhady fiskálních multiplikátorů +jakékoli téma po domluvě

Ing. Monika Hollmannová
Právní úprava a metodika účtování cenných papírů ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES Equal Opportunities for Men ned Women (Equal pay for equal work of the same effort)

doc. Mgr. Tomáš Holub Ph.D.
see SIS

prof. Roman Horváth Ph.D.
Empirical investigations in the following broadly defined areas are welcomed. 1) Central banking 2) Financial stability 3) Financial development 4) Natural resource curse 5) Wealth inequality More specific suggestions I am willing to supervise are listed below: What determines financial inclusion around the globe? Does financial development promote growth only in countries with high quality institutions? Can macroprudential policies curb house price booms? International evidence Financial development and wealth inequality: Panel data evidence Natural catastrophes and access to finance

Mgr. Martin Hrdý
Early Warning Systems in the Insurance industry

Mgr. Martin Hronec
I welcome any topic related to the field of empirical asset pricing, portfolio selection or machine learning (in case of interesting datasets). Only theses written in English and LaTeX are to be supervised.

Mgr. Kateřina Chadimová
Topics related to behavioral and experimental economics. Students are welcome to specify the topic on their own.

Radovan Chalupka Ph.D.
company valuation / health economics: - return on invested capital analysis and the impact on economic value of an enterprise - valuation in life sciences - economic evaluation of health technologies - other topics possible

PhDr. Mgr. Jana Gutiérrez Chvalkovská
1) Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic and in the EU 2) Public Procurement in the Czech Republic – critical analysis of the tendering mechanisms 3) Economic evaluation of regulatory acts (e.g. Insolvency Act, Public Procurement Act, etc.)

doc. PhDr. Julie Chytilová Ph.D.
Topics in applied microeconomics (for guidelines and suggested topics see the file attached at the bottom of this webpage)

Ibrahim Awad
1-Inflation Targeting 2-Monetary Transmission Mechanisms 3-Central Bank Independence 4-FX rate policies

doc. PhDr. Zuzana Havránková Ph.D.
For current topics see the Student Information System, but I also welcome your own topics in international, financial, and energy economics; especially those related to frontier efficiency and meta-analysis/publication bias. Please write your thesis in English and use LaTeX.

Ilgar Ismayilov M.A.
Macroeconomics, Fiscal policy, Time Series Econometrics

Mgr. Kristýna Ivanková
Topics from macroeconomics and econometrics with focus on the underlying mathematical and statistical theories (subject to agreement)

doc. PhDr. Ing. Ing. Petr Jakubík Ph.D. Ph.D.
New challenges to financial regulation and supervision Stress testing of financial sector Macroprudential supervision and regulation Macro-prudential quantitative framework in inusrance Macro-prudential instruments and policy Macro-prudential elements of Solvency II

prof. Ing. Karel Janda M.A., Dr., Ph.D.
(I supervise only theses written in English) Optimal Debt Contracts Asymmetric Information Approach to Credit Derivatives Game Theory Analysis of Options Bankruptcy Soft budget constraint. Consumer demand systems: microeconomic theory and empirical econometric application. Beer - a production analysis of production and profitability of beverage industry with emphasize on beer: microeconomic theory and econometric application. Intra-industry trade: theory and empirical econometric applications. The economic analysis of Czech Fund PGRLF (=Podpůrný a garanční rolnický a lesnický fond). Signalling by capacity: microeconomic theory, case study, applied econometrics. Auctions - microeconomics theory and empirical econometric estimations. Signalling and underutilization of import quotas: microeconomic theory and case studies. Goverment supported institutions providing credit guarantees and supports (for example Czech EGAP, CMZRB, CEB, PGRLF) Microcredit and microfinance(Microcredit is the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans.) Economics of biofuels. Economics of solar energy and other topics related to energy security.

PhDr. Radek Janhuba M.A., Ph.D.
Topics on sports economics Topics of applied microeconomics

Tomáš Janotík MSc.
Economic Aspects of Blood Donation Time-inconsistent Preferences and Procrastination Is Economics Performative? The Role of Think-tanks in Most Recent Czech/Slovak History and Their Impact on Economic Policy (you are more than welcome to specify your own topic)

doc. Petr Janský Ph.D.
I am ready to consider supervising your thesis - do not hesitate to get in touch. Please have a look at my recent publications to see whether we have shared research interests.

Martina Jašová
Empirical banking, Macro-Finance

Mgr. Roman Kalabiška
I welcome any topic regarding real estate markets, fiscal policy and macroeconomics.

PhDr. Jiří Kameníček CSc.
1. Vyplatí se v ČR investovat do vlastního lidského kapitálu? (Pokus o porovnání výnosů ze vzdělání podle pracovních míst a oborů zaměstnání.) 2. GLOBALIZACE. Komparativní (případně též absolutní) výhody a nevýhody jejích aktérů a účastníků. Které následky globalizace ohrožují investice do lidského kapitálu, které následky globalizace naopak podněcují k investování do lidského kapitálu. Lze odhadovat výsledné efekty?

RNDr. Vlasta Kaňková CSc.
1995 -- Úlohy stochastického programování za neurčitosti -- aplikace na ekonomické úlohy, MFF UK, 1997 -- Ověření rychlosti konvergence empirických odhadů v úloze stochastického programování pomocí simulace, MFF UK, 1999 -- Úlohy stochastického programování za neurčitosti -- aplikace na problematiku nezaměstnaných, MFF UK, 2001-- Úlohy stochastického nelineárního programování -- aplikace na sociální problematiku, MFF UK, 2 001Stabilita a odhady v úlohách stochastického programování (Speciální případy), MFF UK, 2002 -- Vícekriteriální optimalizace a stochastické programování, MFF UK, 2003 -- Asymptotické vlastnosti v úulohách stochastického programování, MFF UK

Ing. Irena Kemény
akademický rok 2002/2003: Tereza Holovková: Komparace nepřímých daní v České republice a Evropské unii. Ondřej Svoboda: Mezinárodní daňové plánování. Lukáš Vorel: Daň z příjmu neziskových organizací. Jakub Šubrt: Franchising. akademický rok 2003/2004: Antonín Bušta: What after Enron new atitude fo corporate reporting.

PhDr. Tomáš Klinger Ph.D.
Machine learning, Applied data science, Marketing and risk analytics

prof. Ing. Evžen Kočenda M.A., Ph.D., DSc.
Prospective students are encouraged to suggest their own topics – a final topic will be selected based on consultation. Applied topics linking economics and finance are very welcome. Theses in English are supervised and have to include an econometric analysis. Topics below serve as suggestions but do not limit the area of supervision – please, see my homepage (research section) for more ideas on potential topics and area of supervision. Topics related to transfer of information on financial markets (news, announcements, verbal interventions etc.) Topics related to inflation (persistence, convergence, targeting, etc.) Topics related to exchange rates (regimes/arrangements, interventions, current account, fluctuations, risk, Eurozone, etc.) Topic related to volatility on financial markets (transmission, asymmetries, contagion, spillovers, jumps, etc.) Topics related to corporate finance (firm performance, efficiency, links to ownership structures, links to privatization, links to market and firms’ characteristics, etc.)

Mgr. Dominika Ehrenbergerová (Kolcunová)
Topics related to financial stability, macroprudential policy, monetary policy and their interactions.

PhDr. Petra Kolouchová
Témata souvisejicí s oceňováním společností - např. diskontní míra, diskont za minoritu, diskont za nelikviditu, prémie za riziko akciového trhu

prof. Ing. et Ing. Luboš Komárek Ph.D., MSc., MBA
Driving Forces behind Foreign Exchange Reserve Accumulation for the Small Open Economy Financial Stability and Macroeconomic Policy: The Case of the Small Open Economy Global Economic Integration: Opportunities and Challenges Monetary and Fiscal Space in the OECD Countries Real Exchange Rates development in the EU Countries Modelling the NATREX (NATural Real Exchange Rate): Macroeconomic Model Based on Stock-flow Interaction

Mgr. Vědunka Kopečná
Topics from areas of energy economics, general equilibrium modeling, impact evaluation and treatment effects are welcome. Theses are to be written in English and LaTeX.

Mgr. Lucie Kraicová
Applied Financial Econometrics-Wavelets in finance

prof. PhDr. Ladislav Krištoufek Ph.D.
General topics, preferably applied (you are more than welcome to specify the topic yourself): Topics on Crypto(currency) markets Topics on Efficient markets hypothesis Topics on Fractal markets hypothesis Topics on Econometrics of financial time series Topics on Fractality/self-similarity/long-range dependence Topics in Inter(Multi)disciplinary Economics and Finance Topics in Computational Social Science Topics in Energy Economics and Finance Topics in Data Science (also in cooperation with CSOB) Some specific topics (not limited to): - Cryptomining and global warming: Are we heading towards catastrophe? - Efficiency, predictability and liquidity in the crypto-markets - Fundamental trading in cryptomarkets - HODLing and mooning vs. standard strategies in the crypto-markets - ICOs vs. IPOs: Comparison of the stylized facts - Monetary economics of Bitcoin: Could it work? - Multifractal signatures before the market crashes - Predictability and liquidity in the crypto(currency) markets - Spin models in marketing - Spin models in biofuels markets (interplay between producing for food and for biofuel) Only theses in English and LaTeX are to be supervised. Currently supervised theses: - Application of machine learning methods for estimating apartment prices in the Czech Republic - Examining the Link between Financial Market Efficiency and Monetary Policy Effectiveness - May Transaction Data Improve Consumer Credit Scoring Model? - Cryptocurrency and stock markets: Differences and similarities and how they affect each other - Examining the relationships among cryptocurrencies using Google Trends - Forecasting oil prices volatility with Google searches - Forks and airdrops in cryptomarkets: Investment opportunities or thin air? - Interplay between Bitcoin price and its mining difficulty - Pairs Trading in Cryptocurrency Markets - Predicting Financial Market Crashes using Log-periodic Oscillation and Critical Slowing Down - Private equity funds and their performance in the post-crisis period - Rational agents with imprecise expectations: Implications for investing and portfolio selection - Seasonality in Cryptocurrency Markets - The Profitability of Standard Trading Strategies in Cryptocurrency Markets - Utilizing online data in modelling unemployment rates in the Czech Republic

Mgr. Matěj Kuc
Topics on banking performance, cooperative banking or impact of distinct ownership models on financial institutions behaviour are welcomed.



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