Seminar: Climate Risk in Finance & Insurance

Seminar Profile

General Information
Seminar title Seminar Climate Risk in Finance & Insurance
Course code(s) 374054
In Semester Summer term 2024
Course availability Only summer term
General topic Climate Risks
Target Group MSc PO 2018: Area Finance, Banking and Insurance
Places offered 20 
Course language English
Location internal seminar 
Practice partner No
Type Block seminar
Completion of term paper During the term time/outside the term time
Requirements and Support
Objectives Students write a seminar paper (group work) on different topics in finance and insurance and present their work in a final meeting which also includes a group discussion
Prerequisites Previous knowledge in the use of statistical software (e.g., R/Stata) are recommended
Subsidiary course for introduction to scientific work Discussion of the formal guidelines for scientific work in a separate meeting
Formal guidelines Guidelines for scientific work at the Institute for Finance and Commodity Markets/Institute for Risk and Insurance
General literature Depended on topic
Basic literature to introduce each topic Yes 
Methods An empirical analysis constitutes the core of the seminar paper
Specialised software R/Stata recommended
Recommended word processing software No special recommendation
Page count term paper 16 (alone), 20 (groups of 2), 24 (groups of 3)
Consultation with supervisor Several possible
Performance requirements / evaluation  Obligation to attend, written part 60%/presentation 40%
Examiner(s) Prof. Dr. Judith C. Schneider, Prof. Dr. Marcel Prokopczuk
Contact person Kevin Seebonn, Philipp Decke
Group Work and Topic Allocation
Group work Yes
Group size 2-3
Group allocation Based on the preference of the students, allocation if proposed group consists of fewer than 2 students
Topics Topic overview here; Topics can still be subject to change
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Initial registration PDF-Form

Monday, 19.01.2024, 15:00 pm, seminar room A001, Institute for Risk and Insurance,

Otto-Brenner-Str. 7, 30159 Hannover
Application Until Tuesday, 23.01.2024, 23:59 pm, via email to Kevin Seebonn
Topic assignment On  Thursday, 25.01.2024, via email to the group members
Binding registration Until Monday, 29.01.2024, 23:59 pm, via email to Kevin Seebonn
Start Upon registration
Introduction to scientific work Date will be announced after registration
Submission of seminar paper Until 17.05.2024, 23:59 pm, via email to the respective supervisor
Presentation meeting End of May/beginning of June 2024