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Thesis Supervisors

A list of all currently active supervisors involved in the MSc Finance program is presented in the Overview of supervisors.

Below you find a more detailed list of supervisors and topics:

Suarnodeep Homroy

Suarnodeep Homroy

Date:15 November 2019

My research interests are in the intersection of corporate and political governance, gender diversity in leadership and corporate governance regulations. I am willing to supervise thesis on the following areas:

Walt Pohl

Walt Pohl

Date:14 November 2019

I am interested in supervising MSc Finance theses in the areas of Asset Pricing and Machine Learning

Daniel Vullings

Daniel Vullings

Date:14 November 2019

The main focus of my research is on Contingent Convertible bonds (CoCos). This is a hybrid instrument with both debt-like and equity-like features. It is Issued as debt with mandatory conversion to equity when equity levels drop below a given trigger level...

Raymond Zaal

Raymond Zaal

Date:11 November 2019

I am a Business Ethicist, lecturer, researcher, and consultant. My research interests are in the fiels of professional morality, (un)ethical conduct, CSR and firm performance, and integrity management. 

Nassima Selmane

Nassima Selmane

Date:11 November 2019

I conduct empirical research on corporate finance, corporate governance, and behavioral finance.

Roelof Salomons

Roelof Salomons

Date:07 November 2019

To me financial markets are a laboratory of economics, great source of wealth creation and also a test of one’s analytical capabilities. Do we understand the world? Can we see how assets are being priced? Can we analyse it, build and protect portfolios that...

Auke Plantinga

Auke Plantinga

Date:04 November 2019
I have very broad research interests, ranging from topics in behavioral and household finance, to asset pricing and performance measurement. For the next semester I am interested in supervising master theses on Value Investing and Regional Investing.
Bert Scholtens

Bert Scholtens

Date:03 November 2019

Your thesis should be the jewel in the crown of your studies. Therefore, take some time before you decide what you will want to study and what will be the topic of your thesis.

Bert Kramer

Bert Kramer

Date:02 November 2019

My main position is at Ortec Finance (80%), a leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management for institutional investors. At Ortec Finance I am responsible for innovative client projects, main focus on large insurance companies...

Roberto Wessels

Roberto Wessels

Date:02 November 2019

Roberto Wessels has a long experience both in practice (Fortis Investments, Arcas - Wessels, Ross & Roll, Chase Manhattan Bank)  and academia (University of Texas, University of Rochester, Erasmus University, Leyden University) in various capacities. 

Daniel te Kaat

Daniel te Kaat

Date:01 November 2019

I am interested in supervising theses on financial intermediation, in particular on the interaction between cross-border capital flows, monetary policy, economic growth and financial system stability. This includes, for instance, the question of how capital...

Ioannis Souropanis

Ioannis Souropanis

Date:01 November 2019

I am interested in forecasting in financial markets. Several years of forecasting experimentation. What have we learned so far?

Thesis topics

Overview of supervisors and topics

Date:30 October 2019

The following overview of thesis supervisors provides a general indication of research topics. 

Thesis supervision

Wolfgang Bessler

Date:18 August 2019

Dr. Wolfgang Bessler is a thesis supervisor for the MSc Finance program at the University of Groingen. Please check the link to his powerpoint on topics that he like to supervise during the next semester. 

Robert Lensink

Finance and productivity patterns of household enterprises in Ghana.

Date:03 December 2018

The extent of firm level activity in most African countries is concentrated mostly in micro and small enterprises most of which are unregistered. Household enterprises in particular are one of the mediums to observe such firm level activity. Two challenges...

Finance and Development

Focus Area Finance and Development

Date:20 November 2018

Below you can find a list of potential interesting topics for a master thesis for students who want to complete the Focus Area “Finance and Development” as part of the Msc Finance.  Note that all ideas need to be worked out further. Of course, this is just...