MS Thesis - FRM 690

The MS Thesis is a scholarly research study of Finance topics, preferably related to Financial and/or Operational Risk Management, that is grounded in relevant theories and which uses advanced quantitative/qualitative data analysis techniques. Based on a research proposal approved by the Thesis Committee, the MS Thesis culminates in a report of a minimum of 15,000 words. Graduating students should satisfactorily defend the research design and findings before a grade is assigned. Although not a requirement for graduation, students are expected to submit their work for publication in refereed conference proceedings and/or esteemed journals. Prerequisites: FRM 665, FRM 680.