Seminar Climate Risks

Seminar: Climate Risks

Seminar: Climate Risks

Seminar Profile

General Information
Seminar title Seminar Climate Risks
Course code(s) tba
In Semester Summer term 2023
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
Topic allocation Based on preferences
Initial registration PDF-Form

Monday, 16.01.2023, 17:00 pm, seminar room A001, Institute for Risk and Insurance,

Otto-Brenner-Str. 7, 30159 Hannover
Application Until Friday, 20.01.2023, 23:59 pm, via email to Kevin Seebonn
Topic assignment On Wednesday, 25.02.2023, via email to the group members
Binding registration Until Friday, 27.01.2023, 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 15.05.2023, 23:59 pm, via email to the respective supervisor
Presentation meeting End of May/beginning of June 2023