Teaching Teaching is mainly in public economics, microeconomics and corporate finance Master’s and Bachelor’s Thesis Please consult the document "How to choose a Master's Thesis", it applies to Bachelor students as well. The thesis ideally connects to one of our courses in public economics; corporate finance, banking and capital markets; and general equilibrium analysis (building on Advanced Microeconomics I: Consumers, Firms and Markets). To successfully write a Master or Bachelor thesis at our chair, you should be ready to apply economic theory and empirical methods to analyze policy relevant problems. The following topics connect well to the research areas of the chair: (Optimal) Income Taxation and Distribution Taxation of Top Incomes, Low Income Support Corporate Tax Reform, Capital Income Taxation Special Topics in Tax Reform Social Security (Pension Reform, Unemployment Insurance) Public Policy and Tax Incentives for Basic and Applied Research Venture Capital and Economic Performance Fiscal Policy and Government Solvency Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Stability Banking, Regulation and Economic Stability Aspects of the Eurozone Crisis Quantitative Analysis of Fiscal and Macroeconomic Policy With DSGE Models (Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Modeling, using the ‘Dynare’ in MatLab) Other suggestions within our competence are also welcome. If you are interested to write a thesis with us, please contact Christian.Keuschnigg@unisg.ch to arrange for a meeting. Next Generation Inform yourself about the initiative Next Generation where students summarize leading economic research in a popular way. If you want to engage, write an Email to Christian.Keuschnigg@unisg.ch. Courses Advanced Microeconomics I: Consumers, Firms and Markets (Master level) Public Economics – The Economics of Taxation (Master level) Corporate Finance, Banking and Venture Capital (Master level) Inform yourself about our Master programs on MEcon and MiQEF. All relevant information and course material is provided on the Studynet of HSG. Textbook "Öffentliche Finanzen: Einnahmenpolitik", in German, by Christian Keuschnigg in: Reihe Neue Ökonomische Grundrisse (ed. Rudolf Richter), Tübingen: Verlag Mohr Siebeck, 2005. You may order the textbook here and find Supplementary Material here. An English edition is in preparation. Previous Courses Advanced Microeconomics II: Incentive Theory (MEcon, MIQEF, Master level) Globalization and the Public Sector (MEcon, MIQEF, Master level) Economics of Governance (PEF - PhD in Economics and Finance) Heterogeneous Firms and Trade (PEF - PhD in Economics and Finance) Program Management Christian Keuschnigg is chairman of the program commission of Master in Economics (MEcon) and Master in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQEF).